Man convicted in fatal stabbing of 11-year-old Houston boy
HOUSTON (AP) — A man was convicted Tuesday in the fatal stabbing of an 11-year-old Houston boy as the child walked home from school in 2016.Jurors deliberated for about three hours before finding 33-y[San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] News San Marcos News, San Marcos Record [Texas State]sanmarcosrecord.com
Andre Jackson sentenced to life in prison for murder of 11-year-old Josue Flores
The jury has reached a verdict in the case of a man charged in the murder of 11-year-old Josue Flores. Andre Jackson has been found guilty. Closing arguments wrapped up around noon on Tuesday, and it took less than a few hours for the verdict to be returned.
Jurors hear recording of police interview with accused killer in 11-year-old Josue Flores’ case
For the first time, we are hearing what accused killer Andre Jackson had to say to authorities shortly after his arrest on June 3, 2016, for the murder of Josue Flores. Prosecutors played the police interview for the jury on Thursday.
Community honors Josue Flores with memorial marker in Near Northside
HOUSTON A permanent granite marker acknowledging the life of Josue Flores was installed Wednesday in Near Northside, Houston City Councilwoman Karla Cisneros announced. The marker is located near where the 11-year-old boy was stabbed to death while walking home from school in 2016. Since Floress death, community members have faithfully and lovingly maintained an altar in his honor, Cisneros said in a Facebook post. Thank you Father Thomas for blessing the site and for the comfort you bring to this family and community, Cisneros said. This permanent marker will help (ensure) that he will never be forgotten.Flores case remains unsolved.
Program honors Josue Flores, aims to keep students safe while walking to, from school
HOUSTON - Members of Safe Walk Home, police and local leaders welcomed students back at Marshall Middle School Monday. Stella Mireles-Walters began Safe Walk Home four years ago after the death of Josue Flores in Houstons north side. Josue was walking home from Marshall Middle School. We need to pay special attention to communities (and) neighborhoods where the students are at risk when theyre walking to school." Safe Walk Home wants to see HISD enact a bus shuttle for students who live within a 2-mile radius of Marshall Middle School.