Identity released of suspect wanted in street racing crash that killed pastor, wife
Street racer kills two in hit-and-run crash, police say
HOUSTON – The Harris County Sheriff's Office has released a photo of Alexis De Larosa Sosa, the driver wanted in a street racing accident that killed a pastor and his wife Tuesday night.
According to police, De Larosa Sosa, driving a Chevy pickup truck, was racing a Chrysler Challenger west along North Sam Houston Parkway at about 9:30 p.m. when he ran the light at Bammel and T-boned a BMW.
Two people were inside BMW. The driver, Jesse Estrada Sabillon, and his passenger, Marisa Sabillon, were pronounced dead at the scene.
The couple’s son told KPRC 2 that they were married for more than 30 years and were driving home after visiting their niece, who just had a baby, in the hospital.
Jesse Sabillon Jr. said his dad was a minister at Iglesia Nuevo Amanecer Baptist Church in the Cloverleaf area. He and his middle son worked together at their remodeling business, JJ & Sons Remodeling.
The couple leaves behind three sons and several grandchildren.
Jesse Sabillon Jr. said his birthday is Thursday and he was supposed to celebrate this weekend with family at his parent's house.
"It's very difficult to break the news to my children, their grandchildren," Jesse Sabillon Jr. said. "I'm in complete shock."
"We have to stick together now that he's gone and be united more than before," Marcos Calles, a member of the church, said.
Wednesday evening church members plan to come together to pray for the family.
De Larosa Sosa, 21, ran from the wreck before officers arrived, police said.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of De Larosa Sosa is asked to call the Harris County Sheriff's Office at 713-274-7400 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS (8477).