A second arrest has been made in connection with the recent triple homicide.
The sheriff's office released the following statement.
"Bee County Sheriff Carlos Carrizales Jr. announced Thursday afternoon that his agency had made another arrest in connection with a recent triple homicide in Bee County. At 4:55 p.m., Felix Lee Perez, 23 was arrested in the 400 block of East Sarah Street in Beeville without incident.
"Sheriff Carrizales stated that the continuing investigation and long hours put in by his Criminal Investigation Division and Texas Rangers is paying off and his deputies are verifying more information about the murders. The sheriff wanted to again thank the U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Violent Offenders and Fugitive Task Force (Corpus Christi and Victoria offices), the Beeville Police Department, and his own Deputies for their tireless efforts in capturing Perez."
The first arrest came Tuesday evening. At 7:35 p.m., 36-year-old Presciliano “Pres” Martinez was arrested in the 1000 block of West Walton Street in Beeville without incident. He is charged with capital murder.