Police: Man confesses to killing Texas A&M student

A man is in custody after he confessed to the murder of a Texas A&M student. The man admitted getting into an argument with his girlfriend and shooting her.



COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- A 22-year-old man has been charged with murder after police say he confessed to shooting a Texas A&M student several times.


Victor Garcia-Loyo of Del Valle, Texas, was arrested at a home in Forth Worth on Sunday. According to police, he was in a relationship with the victim, who has been identified as Maricarmen Quiroz-Octaviano, 21, of College Station. 


Investigators setup an interview with Garcia-Loyo shortly after the murder but he never arrived at the police station. Authorities were able to track his phone which led them to the Forth Worth area. 


During a search, investigators found Quiroz-Octaviano's driver's license and a 9mm handgun. Garcia-Loyo also appeared to have a gunshot wound to his hand. 


Garcia-Loyo is currently in the Brazos County Jail. His bond is set at $500,000. 


"We are waiting for autopsy reports," said Lt. Steve Brock, from CSPD. "We are still processing the scenes. We have to go through every piece of physical evidence we came across and try to firm up our case the best we can."


Quiroz-Octaviano is a senior genetics major at Texas A&M, according to the school's student directory.




COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- A 21-year-old woman was found dead in an apartment  on Saturday just before 8:00 p.m.

Police are currently investigating on what led to the murder of Maricarmen Quiroz-Octaviano at the Scandia Apartments.

During the investigation, a source told police that the murder was a result of a domestic dispute. 

No arrests have been made. The case is currently under investigation. Anyone with information about this offense, please contact the College Station Police Department at 979-764-3600.

(© 2016 KAGS)


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