Texas man suspected of a 70-year-old neighbor’s beating death is in jail after authorities accused him of attacking her and another couple less than a mile away.

Gilbert Viera, 35, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon, and burglary with intent to commit another felony

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A Texas man suspected of a 70-year-old neighbor’s beating death is in jail after authorities accused him of attacking her and another couple less than a mile away.

The 70-year-old victim, Patrice Marie Ward, was found unresponsive in her Pasadena home Tuesday by her housekeeper, reports Fox 26 Houston.

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Investigators who encountered the victim dead from a beating said two guns were among the items missing from her ransacked townhome, reports KHOU.

The 70-year-old victim, Patrice Marie Ward, was found unresponsive in her Pasadena home Tuesday by her housekeeper, reports Fox 26 Houston.

Investigators who encountered the victim dead from a beating said two guns were among the items missing from her ransacked townhome, reports KHOU.

One of those allegedly stolen guns was left behind Thursday at the home of a couple less than half a mile away, who reported they’d fought off a home invader who kicked in the front door and attacked the man and woman with a tire iron, police said, according to the outlet.

Gilbert Viera, 35, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon, and burglary with intent to commit another felony, according to online jail records of the Harris County Sheriff’s Office. He is being held on a $500,000 bond on the first charge and $100,000 each. Source: People.com

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