Man charged in father/daughter killings in Texas City

Dominique Alonzo Stokes was arrested in Travis County for driving a stolen car.
February 2, 2012 7:35:56 AM PST
A Galveston man is now charged with killing a father and daughter during a home invasion in November.

Two masked men killed Jorge Vargas and his 15-year-old daughter Miranda at their Texas City home. Vargas' 11-year-old son escaped.

Dominique Alonzo Stokes was recently arrested in Travis County for driving a stolen car. Police say he was carrying a gun used to kill the victims.

Stokes also matches a description of one of the killers. Police believe he targeted Vargas because he was dealing drugs from his home.


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