Juan Ortiz

Juan David Ortiz is accused of the murders of four women found dead just north of Laredo. Ortiz is charged with capital murder of multiple persons, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, unlawful restraint expose to serious bodily injury and evading arrest. Ortiz is accused of killing Melissa Ramirez, Claudine Anne Luera, Guiselda Alicia Hernandez and Jannell Ortiz in September 2018. all four people were found dead with gunshot wounds within weeks of each other off I-35, north of Laredo. A fifth victim identified as Erika Peña managed to escape from Ortiz and sought help from a Texas Department of Public Safety trooper. The district attorney for Webb and Zapata County, Isidro Alaniz is not seeking the death penalty, he is seeking life without parole.