- Category: Local News
- Published: Friday, October 03 2014 07:16
- Written by News Service
A 27-year-old man has been charged with manslaughter after he said his gun went off while he was cleaning it, killing his 25-year-old girlfriend, according to the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office.
Sullivan City police officers responded to a house on Loma Street on Friday, Sept. 26, around 9 p.m. and found Federico Cantu pulling a woman out of the house. The woman, Viridiana Hernandez, appeared to have been shot in the face, states a criminal complaint. Cantu told officers it was an accident that occurred while cleaning the weapon.