Tag: South Padre Island

EXCLUSIVE: Second Time Woman Goes Missing; Spotted at SPI

SPI (KFXV) — South Padre Island officials continue searching for a young woman– whose location has been unknown since November. Two months after her disappearance from Connecticut, the 22-year-old woman is still missing– while officials in South Padre continue searching for her– we found out this isn’t the first time she’s been missing. Emily Carrie Kutz, was last seen by her family on November 12– and reported missing in December. Prior to that, her parents filed a missing person’s report on September 10th in their hometown, Canton, Connecticut. Only to be found two weeks later in New York. I...

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SPI Police Searching for Missing Woman

SPI (KFXV) — South Padre Island Police are searching for a missing woman. Emily Carrie Kutz is twenty-two years old, and last seen on January 6th, at the South Padre Island Visitor’s Center around 3 in the afternoon. If you have any information about Emily’s whereabouts, you are asked to contact the South Padre Island Police Department at (956) 761-5454. Recommended: Missing Man’s Body Found at SPI Body found on South Padre Island Identified 1000 pounds of Marijuana seized in SPI Traffic...

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Former BP Agent’s Brother Testifies Against Him

Cameron County (KFXV) — In tears Fernando Luna testified against his younger brothers Joel and Eduardo. Both facing capital murder charges for allegedly participating in the murder and decapitation of Jose Francisco Palacios — better known as Franky, whose body was found floating on South Padre Island. During Fernando’s testimony, he said he made and arrangement with officials,to avoiding capital murder charges. Other family members also testified today. The trial will continue tomorrow. Joel Luna, Ex-Border Patrol agent and his brother Eduardo, facing life behind bars if found guilty Recommended: Jury Selection Underway In Ruben Torres Murder Trial Sentence...

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Port Isabel Oil Spill Gets Cleaned Up

PORT ISABEL (KFXV) — The efforts to clean up the Port Isabel channel continue, after an oil spill of several thousand gallons into the water. As of today, more than half of the diesel that spilled into the Port Isabel channel has been recovered. The 5-thousand gallons of diesel leaked Tuesday night. The U.S. Coast Guard along with local and state agencies have recovered most of diesel. The safety zone was lifted this afternoon. Officials with the coast guard say there have been no reports of wildlife impact as a result of this spill. Recommended: No...

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Missing Man’s Body Found at SPI

SPI (KFXV) — The body of a 22 year old tourist from San Antonio is found. It’s been four days that Mohammed Alsubaie has gone missing and officials have officially ended their rescue efforts south of Boca Chica Beach. Police say the body was found 8 miles from where they believe Alsubaie was last seen near Bridgepoint Condominiums near the 300 block of Padre Blvd. Investigators with the Sheriff’s department recovered the body and reported that the left arm on the cadaver was allegedly bitten by marine life. An autopsy has been ordered and the case remains under investigation....

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1000 pounds of Marijuana seized in SPI Traffic Stop

South Padre Island (KFXV) — More than 1,000 pounds of marijuana seized, and a man faces possession with intent to distribute. He is identified as is Camilo Diaz Vasquez. The bust happened as part of a multi-agency effort with local officials and federal agents working together. The incident occurred on the North side of South Padre Island after a routine traffic stop on the 3500 block of Padre Island Drive. Officers seized two vehicles along with the drugs and arrested that suspect Recommended: Body Found Floating at...

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Body Found Floating at SPI

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND (KFXV) –A body is found floating in the water. It happened a little after 2pm in the afternoon, police responded to a concerned citizen’s call. The body was found around the 2000 block of Gulf BLVD on the beach side. Authorities pulled the body of 71 year old, Justin R. Curren from the water. He was unresponsive and pronounced dead. A full investigation will be opened but, police do not suspect foul play. Recommended: Body Found In Sullivan...

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Body found on South Padre Island Identified

South Padre Island (KFXV) — Authorities discovered the body of a 71 year old man this afternoon. The man was identified as Manuel Perez originally from Matamoros, Tamaulipas. Coast guards reported the body during a patrol operation near the gulf waters. A judge ordered an autopsy to determine the cause of death. We will keep you updated as we learn more. Recommended: No...

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Woman Named in Deadly Accident on Port Isabel Causeway

PORT ISABEL (KFXV) — Authorities reveal the name of the woman who died a two vehicle today. A utility van, traveling eastbound on the queen isabella memorial causeway, rear-ended 55 year old, janet evelyn goggan driving a mercedes-benz also traveling eastbound. She died at the scene. The driver of the van was not injured. The crash is still under investigation. Recommended: No...

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Woman Walking Struck By Car and Killed

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND (KFXV) — 41 year old Danae Gómez Medina was killed after being struck by a car. Reports say she was walking on the 700 block of Padre Blvd around 7 Monday night when she was allegedly run over by James Edward Hull who was reportedly intoxicated. Medina was transferred to a hospital and died a little while later and Hull faces charges. This case continues under investigation. Recommended: No...

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