Alleged Cyber-Stalker Indicted for Murder

  • A person from Texas, billed in January with cyber-stalking realtors across the United States, has been indicted for cash murder in the deaths of two women of all ages.

    Andy Castillo was arrested on January 6 for allegedly cyber-stalking as numerous as 100 realtors in up to 22 distinctive states.

    The 57-calendar year-aged Lubbock resident was accused of sending sexually specific messages and pornographic images to brokers by way of text message.

    Realtors also obtained messages that contains images of their very own kids that had been downloaded from social media alongside with descriptions of the means in which the sender preferred to sexually assault the minors.

    The McLennan County Sheriff’s Business office started investigating Castillo in late December 2019 following obtaining complaints from seven Waco-centered realtors who received sexually express pictures and messages from not known quantities.

    Investigators claimed that the stalker applied various phone numbers and an app to mask his identity but ultimately created a blunder that allowed his electronic path to be adopted.

    In January, Castillo was billed with one particular count of cyber-stalking and two counts of criminal solicitation-aggravated sexual assault of a youngster, relating to alleged crimes in Waco.

    Now a grand jury has indicted Castillo for money murder around the fatalities of roommates Cynthia Palacio and Linda Carbajal, who resided in Lubbock.

    Palacio’s partially clothed human body was found on a rural road in Slaton, Texas, in July 2003. Carbajal’s entire body was identified 9 months afterwards on a grime highway in northern Lubbock County. The two ladies were aged 21 at the time of their demise.

    Cold case investigators revealed in September that DNA proof observed at each murder scenes had been connected to Castillo.

    In accordance to courtroom paperwork, a match was discovered involving Castillo’s DNA and DNA evidence that was originally taken from Palacio’s thigh, from underneath her fingernails, as properly as from the necklace and shirt she had been sporting on the working day she died from asphyxiation.

    Immediately after Castillo’s arrest relating to the Waco-location conditions, authorities had been equipped to acquire a DNA sample and match it to the DNA observed with Palacio.

    Castillo is at present staying detained in Lubbock County Detention Middle on a $500,000 bond.