Suspect Arrested in Death of Man at 300 North 78th Street

March 31, 2008 - Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the death of a man found at 300 North 78th Street about 1 a.m. on Saturday (March 29).

The suspect, Robert Arnulfo Yanez (H/m, DOB: 9-6-86), is charged with murder in the 338th State District Court.

The victim, 38, suffered blunt trauma to his head and was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity is pending notification to family members by the Harris County Medical Examiner’s Office.

HPD Homicide Division Officers P.J. Guerrero and T. Andrade reported:

Houston police officers responded to a man down call on 78th Street and found the victim deceased.

During the investigation, Yanez confessed to the murder. He was also charged with burglary with intent to commit a felony and aggravated assault in an unrelated case.


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