Man indicted for double murder in El Calaboz, remains fugitive

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A Cameron County grand jury has indicted a man who remains on the run for murdering his ex-wife and her male friend in the rural community of El Calaboz.

The grand jury has handed down an indictment listing two counts of murder against 46-year-old Mario Gonzalez.

Gonzalez is accused in the deaths of his ex-wife Lorena Gonzalez and her friend Homero De Los Santosa back in June.

Deputies discovered their bodies inside Lorena Gonzalez's rural after neighbors complained about a foul odor.

An exact motive isn't clear but Lorena Gonzalez had filed for divorce against Mario Gonzalez following his domestic violence arrest.

Mario Gonzalez remains a fugitive and is believed to be in Mexico.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts may call the Cameron County District Attorney TMs Office at (956) 544-0849.