Teen charged in death of Brownsville woman

The Brownsville Police Department is investigating the stabbing death of a 63-year-old woman discovered Monday at the Waterside Apartments.

Officers say they were called at 9 p.m. Monday, Dec. 14, to the 4200 block of Boca Chica Boulevard in reference to a stabbing.

BPD said when officers arrived they found 63-year-old Maria Esparza dead at the scene.

A 16-year-old teenager boy has been arrested in connection with her death and charged with capital murder. Police have not released a motive for the killing.

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