Records show that a teen suspect accused of shooting a 16-year-old girl 22 times has been re-arrested after violating his bond conditions.
Frank Deleon Jr., 17, is accused of gunning down Diamond Alvarez on Jan. 11 while she was strolling with her family’s dog in Houston. Deleon was arrested by police on January 17th. After posting a $250,000 bond, He was charged with murder, posted the $250k bond and was released the next day.
According to records, Deleon broke his curfew on March 28 and took an “unapproved leave from his home zone on or around 5:10 p.m. to 5:12 p.m.”
Deleon was romantically involved, or in a love triangle, with Alvarez and another teen, according to investigators. When Alvarez learned about the other relationship, the two decided to meet at a park in the 15400 block of Park Manor at 9:30 p.m., according to police detectives.
Alvarez’s family stated they heard gunfire while she walking their dog nearby. Her parents became particularly worried, and her mother dialed her number, but no one answered. Anna Machado, Alvarez’s mother, and stepfather then went outside and discovered the pet by itself.
Alvarez’s family stated they encountered the girl’s body in a field after scanning the neighborhood.