Days After A Man Was Found Shot Dead In A Texas Driveway, A Suspect Called Police And Said He Wanted To Surrender

Source: MEGA; Hidalgo County Jail

Oct. 28 2022, Published 2:11 p.m. ET

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Days after a man was found shot to death in a Texas driveway, a suspect phoned police from a local store and said he wanted to turn himself in.

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Around 2:30 a.m. on Oct. 25, deputies from the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office in Texas responded to a welfare check.

A witness said he heard gunshots from inside a home and that a man walked out and collapsed on the driveway, authorities noted.

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When deputies arrived, they found a 24-year-old man with gunshot wounds in the driveway. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The victim was identified as Ricardo Guzman, according to the sheriff’s office.

Two days later, around 2 a.m. on Oct. 27, a man called police from a Stripes store and said he wanted to turn himself in, according to the sheriff’s office. The suspect was identified as Alphia Howard Slough, 39, and he was arrested without incident.

Slough was charged with first-degree murder and booked into jail. No motive has been released in the case.


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