Federal Bureau of Investigation agent fatally shoots kidnapping victim during raid

27 January, 2018, 20:26 | Author: Kim Reid
  • Sophia Perez Heath 35 is charged with aggravated kidnapping

According to charging documents, Cunningham then told authorities Valladares was being held by his girlfriend- Heath- at her northeast Houston home. According to sources, Federal Bureau of Investigation agents mistakenly or accidentally shot the victim.

The man's 12-year-old son told Conroe police that two armed men came into their house demanding $8,000 they said the father owed them.

According to all the details surrounding the man's death keeps the case under study, three defendants in the kidnapping case were exacted in the court Friday, in the morning, in a case that policemen say involved a home invasion, ransom demands and the escape of a child. The kidnapping victim, whose name wasn't immediately released, died later at a hospital. The men demanded money, bound the child and Villadares and began searching the house for valuables. The man also told the uncle that the house was being watched and they would kill his brother if they discovered that police were involved, court records said.

Smith stressed there was no indication any of the suspected kidnappers actually had cartel connections.

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Jimmy Sanchez, Sophia Perez Heath and Nicholas Cunningham were charged in the kidnapping.

"The system failed", Philip Dupuis, the police chief in Conroe, said at a news conference Thursday about the victim's shooting.

His last arrest in 2004 resulted in an aggravated robbery conviction. Cunningham, 42; Sanchez, 38; and Heath, 35 were charged with aggravated kidnapping. It is unclear how or why at this time.

Valladares was still bound with duct tape, according to a court affidavit.

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Houston FBI Public Affairs Officer Christina Garza said that several people, including two children, were home at the time of the shooting but nobody else was injured.

Garza says the agent who fired the fatal shot is on administrative leave pending an investigation.

The FBI followed cellphone signals to a motel near Houston, where the two male suspects were found and taken into custody.

"In the interest of protecting the investigation's integrity, we can not comment regarding investigative details", she said in an emailed statement.

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The FBI said the shooting was being investigated by an internal incident review team and results will be shared with the Department of Justice and local police.



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