Texas man drives more than 300 miles to kill ex-girlfriend, then himself

by San Eli News

LAREDO, Texas (KGNS) – Authorities are investigating an apparent murder-suicide in which a man drove from Laredo to Edinburg to kill his ex-girlfriend and then himself.

Edinburg police received a call from the Laredo Police Department regarding a welfare concern at the 800 block of Russian Avenue.

Laredo authorities told Edinburg police a suicidal man was on his way to his girlfriend’s apartment and was armed with a gun.

Edinburg officers arrived to find the apartment had been broken into.

Inside they found a man and a woman dead.

The woman was identified as 23-year-old Alyssa Martinez and the man was identified as 25-year-old Alan Olivo.

Autopsy results are pending, however, investigators say Martinez had gunshot wounds to her body and Olvio had one gunshot wound to the head.

A handgun was also found near Olivo’s body.