The Liberty County Sheriff’s Office has been notified that murder suspect Jose Marin Soriano was arrested by the U.S. Border Patrol yesterday, Sunday, November 22nd at approximately noon while attempting to cross into the United States by the U.S. /Mexico border crossing at the San Ysidro Port of Entry. According to Captain Billy Knox of the LCSO Criminal Investigation Division, Soriano was arrested without resistance and is presently being held by the San Diego, California Sheriff’s Office pending extradition back to Texas as soon as all legal documentation can be completed.
Soriano was charged with the Capital Murder of a female on September 19th, 2020 on CR 3415 in north Liberty County. He is thought to have fled immediately to Mexico after the murder and has been sought by authorities since that time. In the near future, Liberty County Investigators will return Jose Soriano to Texas where he will be placed in the Liberty County Jail where he will be held for trial
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