Murder suspect arrested after decomposing body found

VICTIM Gerardo Omar Melendez Verdin

A murder suspect has been arrested in connection to a body, which was found by a concerned citizen in Edinburg.

Edinburg Police Department confirms a woman was arrested on late Friday night on a capital murder charge.

Edinburg police investigators found the body of Gerardo Omar Melendez Verdin on Wednesday.

The Mexican citizen TMs body was found after a foul odor lead a concerned citizen to the 2800 block of East University in Edinburg.

The identity of the woman murder suspect is not yet being released as she has yet to be arraigned.

If you have any more information on the crime, contact Edinburg Crime Stoppers at (956) 383-8477.

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