Man Arrested After Mother Of His Infant Found Dead In Georgia, Police Say

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Source: Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office; MEGA

May 9 2022, Published 2:22 p.m. ET

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The U.S. Marshal’s Service recently apprehended a man in Texas who is accused of killing his infant’s mother in Georgia, authorities announced.

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Roberto Andablo Gaona, 31, was recently taken into custody in McCallen, Texas, and charged with murder, aggravated assault, and possession of a firearm during a crime, reported.

According to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Gaona was identified as a suspect after 22-year-old Yessica Baena Torres, the mother of his baby, was found murdered in a vehicle in Brooks County, Georgia, shortly before noon on May 1.

Autopsy results were pending.

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A warrant was issued for Gaona’s arrest, and he was located and arrested in Texas days later.

He was expected to be extradited to Georgia as the investigation continues.


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