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Arrest made in deadly New Caney hit-and-run

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An arrest has been made in the Montgomery County hit-and-run that killed a man at a quinceañera over the weekend.

Raul Najera, 25, was arrested Wednesday in north Houston in connection with the death of Ray Jasso.

He is now facing murder charges.

Raul Najera arrested Wednesday in north Houston in connection with the death of Ray Jasso.


According to investigators, Najera was driving the white Chevy Suburban that hit and killed Ray Jasso while his two children watched.

Montgomery County investigators said up to 100 people were at the party when some uninvited men started a fight. As those men left, witnesses said they hit Jasso.

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Vehicle suspected in hit-and-run crash found, Steven Romo reports.


Najera is being held on $500,000 bond.

Jasso's funeral is set to take place on Saturday.

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