3rd Suspect Arrested, Charged with Murder of Celestino Rodriguez
Updated: August, 20th
The Lubbock Police Department says that 32-year-old Heather Marie Casias was arrested Monday, August 19th, at around 5:30 p.m. at the Red Roof Inn. Casias is one of three suspects being charged with the murder of 79-year-old Celestino Rodriguez.
The other two murder suspects, Brett Garza and David Hampton, have already been arrested and are also being charged with Credit/Debit Card Abuse of an Elderly Individual.
Casias is the 7th person to be arrested and charged in the Celestino case.
Friday night (August 16th), murder warrants were issued for three people for their involvement in the murder of Celestino Rodriguez.
Warrants were obtained for Brett Garza and David Wayne Hampton, and those warrants have been served.
A third suspect has a warrant out, and the Lubbock Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating her.
Thirty-two-year-old Heather Marie Casias is wanted for her involvement in the murder case.
Anyone with information relating to Casias' whereabouts are urged to call Crime Line at 741-1000. Callers can remain anonymous.
The body of Celestino Rodriguez was found and identified on August 15th near Abernathy.