ARLINGTON, Texas — A second man has been arrested after a severed head was found near downtown Arlington.
Police Chief Will Johnson on Thursday announced the arrest of 28-year-old Hector “El Cholo” Acosta-Ojeda. He’d been sought since police on Saturday found the head of what appeared to be a 20-to-30-year-old Hispanic man with a sign with a Spanish text that roughly translates as “the race is in control and four are left.” Some of Hispanic heritage refer to their ethnic group as “the race.”
Another man, Mariano Sanchez, also has been charged with murder and already was in custody on outstanding burglary and drug possession warrants.
Investigators say other human remains have been found related to the case. They believe the victims were targeted and the case may be drug related.