Man arrested, charged in woman's murder

Jose Guadalupe Guerrero, 41, was arrested in connection with the January 8 murder of 51-year-old Maria Escamilla in southeast Houston.

January 19, 2011 1:53:07 PM PST
A murder charge has been filed against a suspect arrested in connection with the shooting death of a woman in southeast Houston nearly two weeks ago.

Jose Guadalupe Guerrero, 41, was arrested without incident on Tuesday. Detectives say an investigation led them to believe he was the primary suspect in 51-year-old Maria Escamilla's death.

Escamilla was found dead January 8 inside a building in the 3000 block of Broadway. She had suffered a gunshot wound.

No other details were immediately available.


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