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Third suspect arrested in drug-related killing of Fort Worth man

Daniel Rosales
Daniel Rosales

The third and final suspect identified by police in the Nov. 1 shooting and stabbing murder of 23-year-old Fort Worth man Diego Martinez has been arrested, according to jail records.

Daniel Rosales, 26, was booked into jail shortly before 12:30 p.m. Friday, records show. He faces charges of capital murder and parole violation.

Police say he along with Sonita Rosales, 28, and Robert Rico, 20, robbed, shot and stabbed Martinez during a narcotics transaction.

Daniel Rosales is being held on $250,000 bond.

Sonita Rosales was arrested on Nov. 27 and Rico was arrested Nov. 22. Each faces a charge of capital murder among other charges.

Police did not immediately say what role each of the suspects is accused of playing in the robbery and killing

Sonita and Daniel Rosales are cousins, according to a family member.

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Sonita Rosales was arrested and faces a capital murder charge in the Nov. 1 killing of Diego Martinez. Photo: Fort Worth jail

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Robert Rico of Fort Worth is accused of shooting to death a man on Nov. 1 just two days after being released from the Tarrant County Jail. Courtesy: Tarrant County Jail

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Stephen English covers breaking news for the Star-Telegram. He attended Texas Wesleyan University and has lived in the Dallas-Fort Worth area for more than 30 years.


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