Man charged in woman's June strangulation

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Thursday, December 11, 2014

HOUSTON (KTRK) -- A man has been arrested in a woman's strangulation death in June in southeast Houston.

Carlos Torres, 27, is charged with the June 22 murder of Eleivia Vigil in the 5100 block of Chennault.

Police say Vigil, 22, was found dead after a night out at various bars. Investigators say she returned home around 2am. Her family found her the next morning dead in her bed.

An autopsy revealed she was strangled.

Authorities say their investigation identified Torres as the suspect. He was arrested Wednesday.

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