LUBBOCK, Texas — On Friday, the Lubbock Police Department Metropolitan Special Crimes Unit said Kassandra Aguayo, 29, was arrested by Hale County Sheriff’s Deputies for the November 11 murder of Ramon Flores, 66.

UPDATED STORY LINK: Warrant said woman admitted watching to make sure Lubbock man died

METRO obtained an arrest warrant for Aguayo after officers found Flores dead in his home in the 5400 block of Interstate 27 around 3:45 p.m.

On Monday, LPD said the case was being investigated as a homicide and a $5,000 reward was offered through Crime Line.

By Tuesday, a police report was release that said Flores seemed to have “a gunshot wound to the abdomen,” but investigators were waiting to confirm the case as a shooting death until the medical examiner’s report was ready.

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Read the full text of the press release from the Lubbock Police Department below:

A 29-year-old woman is in custody, charged with murder, following a Metropolitan Special Crimes Unit Investigation.

Kassandra Aguayo was arrested by Hale County Sheriff’s Deputies around 1:30 a.m. November 18th in Hale County for the murder of 66-year-old Ramon Flores. Investigators with the METRO Unit were able to obtain an arrest warrant for Aguayo after Flores was found deceased in his home on November 11th.

Officers were initially dispatched to a residence in the 5400 block of Interstate 27 on Friday, at 3:45 p.m., in reference to a dead body. When officers arrived they located Mr. Flores deceased in his home.

There is no threat to the public at this time and the investigation is ongoing.


After this story was first published, acquired a copy of the arrest warrant. Click here to see the update.