New Braunfels homicide suspect arrested in Killeen

Federico Trejo Jr.
Federico Trejo Jr.

NEW BRAUNFELS (KXAN) — The suspect in a New Braunfels homicide was arrested Tuesday in Killeen, according to the New Braunfels police department.

At around 2:25 a.m. Tuesday morning, Domingo Perez, Jr. was found dead outside of a gas station at the intersection of I-35 and Ruekle Road. An arrest warrant for murder was issued against 23-year-old Federico Trejo, Jr.

Detectives with New Braunfels police, in collaboration with the US Marshal’s Lone Star Fugitive Task Force out of San Antonio, determined Trejo had fled to Killeen. He was apprehended without incident. Trejo was taken to the Bell County jail where he was booked on a single charge of murder, with bond set at $500,000.

Trejo remains in the Bell County jail as he awaits extradition to Comal County.

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