Roma man jailed amid rape allegations
Mon, 04 Nov 2013 21:03:27 GMT —
A Roma man is behind bars following allegations that he raped a woman visiting his home.
Starr County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested Tranquilino Patino-Alejandro over the weekend.
Investigators said Patino-Alejandro is accused of raping a woman at his rural Roma home.
The Starr County man allegedly confessed to the crime.
Action 4 News does not identify victims of sexual assault but investigators told Action 4 News that Patino-Alejandro knew the woman through his ex-wife.
Patino-Alejandro remains in custody at the Starr County Jail but bond information was not immediately available.