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Trial for Christopher Varela now underway

Varela is on trial in connection to the murder of Victoria resident Melvin Louis Fabian

VICTORIA, Texas - The trial for Christopher Varela is now underway, with Tuesday, November 30 being the first day of trial. The jury was selected on November 29. Varela's trial was initially set for August 2021 but was pushed back…

UPDATE: Varela Jr. sentenced to 99 years in prison

Family claims they will file an appeal after hearing his sentence determination.

VICTORIA, Texas - On Friday, Dec. 3, Christopher Varela Jr. was on trial for two charges. The first charge for murdering Melvin Louis Fabian and the second charge for tampering with evidence. Varela junior is sentenced for 99 years in…

BREAKING: Jury concludes Varela guilty on all charges

Court in recess until 1 p.m. for the punishment, penalty and sentencing phase

VICTORIA, Texas - On Friday, Dec. 3, at 10:26 a.m. a jury came to the conclusion that Christopher Varela is guilty for the following charges: Count 1: Guilty of Murder Count 2: Guilty of…

Melvin Louis Fabian's family share moments after the trial

Melvin Louis Fabian's family are still morning their loss and shared their feelings after hearing the trial's setence determination.

VICTORIA, Texas - On Saturday, Dec. 4, the Fabian family shared their grieving and mourning moments after the trial sentence. As they reminisced on moments with…

Family of murder victim Melvin Fabian speaks out

Robert Fabian, brother to Melvin Fabian who was murdered in 2019, says that no one will ever be able to replace his brother

VICTORIA, Texas - Melvin Fabian's family has released statements regarding their brother Melvin, who was murdered in…

Woman sentenced for her role in 2019 murder of Melvin Fabian

Cisneros helped hide the murder weapon and a pair of shoes belonging to the shooter

Sarah Sturm Cisneros VICTORIA, Texas - Sarah Sturm Cisneros, 36 of Victoria, pled guilty to tampering with physical evidence in connection with the February 2019 murder of Melvin Fabian, 71, of Victoria. Cisneros was sentenced to ten years in the…

UHV announces President's, Deans' lists

The University of Houston-Victoria has released the names of undergraduate students who made its Spring 2018 President's List and Deans' List. The President's List honors undergraduates who earn a ...