Man accused of police chase, crash that killed teen appears in court

HOUSTON – The man accused of killing Jocelynn Valero faced a judge on Tuesday.

Edin Palacios-Rodas is charged with murder and evading arrest.

Police say he had been drinking when they tried to pull him over for speeding.

When officers finally caught up to him, they say his alcohol level was more than twice the legal limit.

Palacios was convicted in 2013 of entering the country illegally.

He is being held without bond.