Briana Lisset Soria is a woman from Texas who has been arrested and charged with murder after she ran down Erick Sanchez with a car. According to police reports officers were called to the scene and found the body of Erick Sanchez and a heavily damaged black Camaro. Briana Lisset Soria would be arrested at the scene after witnesses told officers that the woman intentionally hit Erick Sanchez. As of now the police do not have a motive for the murder nor do they know the relationship, if any, between Briana Lisset Soria and Erick Sanchez.
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A 21-year-old woman was charged with murder Sunday in connection with a fatal auto-pedestrian crash in Edinburg.
According to the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office, Briana Lisset Soria was detained Saturday morning after the lifeless body of a man, later identified as 24-year-old Erick Sanchez, was found on the 1700 block of Clay Street in rural Edinburg.
Officials say evidence indicates that Soria intentionally struck Sanchez with a black Chevrolet Camaro.
On Sunday, Justice of the Peace Jason Pena charged Soria with first-degree murder; bond was set at $1 million.
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The Hidalgo County Sherriff’s Office (HCSO) said that one woman was charged with one murder charge Sunday afternoon.
Briana Lisset Soria, 21, has been charged with 1st-degree murder with a bond set at $1 million, the HCSO said. According to authorities, Soria is accused of intentionally hitting Erick Sanchez, 24, while driving a Chevrolet Camaro.
On March 19, HCSO Deputies responded to a call where a man had been hit by a woman driving a Camaro, the HCSO said in a release.
Officials said that deputies found the man dead when they arrived at the scene.
A release by the HCSO said investigators met with several witnesses who said they had seen Soria intentionally “run over” Sanchez while driving the Camaro. They added that Sanchez was walking down the road after he and Soria were involved in a domestic dispute.
Deputies recovered the Camaro which had heavy front-end damage and arrested Soria who was walking away from the scene, the release said.
The investigation is still active, and the HCSO asks anyone with additional information to contact their office at 956-383-8114. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling the Hidalgo County Crime Stoppers Hotline at 956-668-8477 or through the P3 Tips website.