- Bryan Eumyr Vega Vélez is wanted for the murder of his girlfriend Alma Delisse Rivera Meléndez.
- Vega Vélez killed Rivera Meléndez with a bullet in the head after an argument.
- The murderer is one of 633 murder fugitives wanted in Houston, Texas.
Bryan Eumyr Vega Vélez is on the list of the most wanted murderers in Houston, Texas, for the shooting murder of his girlfriend. The 40-year-old man has an arrest warrant by the Homicide Division of the Houston Police Department (HPD), dating back five years.
The paradox in the case against Vega Velez is that the man had already been arrested by agents of the HPD Homicide Division for killing his girlfriend, Alma Delisse Rivera Meléndez, on June 11, 2016. However, a judge released him from jail on bail and the man quickly disappeared from Houston and Texas.
Bryan Eumyr Vega Vélez is wanted for the murder of his girlfriend
Now the Gulf Coast Task Force of the US Marshals, a specialized unit to search and arrest violent criminals, has Bryan Eumyr Vega Vélez as one of its most wanted fugitives by the murder of his girlfriend, Alma Delisse Rivera Meléndez, and for having betrayed the trust that the Texas courts gave her.
Vega Vélez is originally from Puerto Rico and according to a source who spoke with MundoHispánico In Texas, the dangerous fugitive has family and friends in the Florida area, so it is believed that he could be hiding in that state. The authorities looking for him consider him armed, violent and dangerous.
The tragic murder of Alma Delisse Rivera Meléndez
According to the legal documents of the case, consulted by MundoHispánico, at 11:15 pm on Saturday, June 11, 2016 in the afternoon the young Alma Delisse Rivera Meléndez, 28 years old at the time of death, was in her apartment arguing in the courtyard of the house with her boyfriend Bryan Eumyr Vega Velez.
Alma Delisse Rivera Meléndez’s sister was inside the house, sitting at the kitchen table, with her back to the apartment’s patio. In one room, a friend with whom the girls shared the house was taking a nap. The women’s names will not be revealed in this story to protect their privacy.
“I killed her”, confessed Bryan Eumyr Vega Vélez
At one point, Alma Delisse Rivera Meléndez’s sister clearly heard that Bryan Eumyr Vega Vélez raised his voice to the girl today dead, in a violent tone, and shouted: “So are you going to continue fucking with me?” The victim’s sister assured the authorities that after the scream, she heard the noise of a gunshot.
The alarmed girl ran out to the patio to see what had happened between Bryan Eumyr Vega Vélez and her sister Alma Delisse Rivera Meléndez. On leaving, he met Vega Vélez at the entrance to the patio, who was coming back to the interior of the apartment with a gun in his hand. The man just coldly said “I killed her.”
Bryan Eumyr Vega Vélez walks away undeterred
Undeterred and before the astonished gaze of his sister-in-law, Bryan Eumyr Vega Vélez walked out of the apartment after killing his girlfriend Alma Delisse Rivera Meléndez. Frantic, the victim’s sister ran into the other girl’s room and knocked on the door to wake her up and tell her everything that had just happened.
The other girl in the apartment woke up from the noise of the gunshot and suddenly heard the girl ask for her help. When the girl left her room, Alma Delisse Rivera Meléndez’s sister told her what Bryan Eumyr Vega Vélez had just done. The two women called the emergency number.
The call of two desperate women
Several HPD patrols were sent to the apartment complex located at 9803 West Sam Houston Parkway, southwest of the Houston metropolitan area, to answer the call of the two desperate women who asked for help for Alma Delisse Rivera Meléndez after the shooting of her boyfriend.
However, when HPD agents arrived at the apartment, they could no longer do anything for Alma Delisse Rivera Meléndez and she was pronounced dead in the courtyard of her apartment. Then the agents of the HPD Homicide Division took up the case, who issued the arrest warrant for murder against Vega Vélez.
Bryan Eumyr Vega Vélez was captured and taken to jail
Alma Delisse Rivera Meléndez’s sister told HPD agents that the girl and her boyfriend Bryan had an unstable dating relationship due to the man’s violent and jealous nature, despite the fact that they had already lived together in Houston, Texas for a while. . The night of the murder, the couple argued over a text message.
Vega Vélez was detained by HPD Homicide Division agents five days after the murder of his girlfriend, Alma Delisse Rivera Meléndez and was brought before Judge Hazel B. Jones, of the 174th District Criminal Court in Harris County, to face your criminal process.
They grant bail for the killer
On Thursday, January 25, 2018, Judge Hazel B. Jones, of the 174th Criminal District Court in Harris County, granted Bryan Eumyr Vega Vélez the right to face his trial in freedom for the murder of his girlfriend, Alma Delisse Rivera Meléndez, after the payment of a bond of 50,000 dollars.
Judge Jones warned him in the conditions of his bond that he should wear an electronic ankle monitor, equipped with a Global Positioning System (GPS), to ensure that he did not go outside the boundaries of the County of Harris where Houston is based, in Texas, as well as not consuming drugs or alcohol. The defendant agreed.
The killer uses cocaine, takes off the monitor and runs away
On Monday, May 21, 2018, the defendant Bryan Eumyr Vega Vélez took off the electronic monitor that he wore on his left ankle and disappeared. Additionally, the urine samples that he had to give to his Harris County bail officer while he was free had already tested positive for cocaine use multiple times.
Since then, Bryan Vega Vélez has never been seen again in the Houston, Texas metropolitan area, and is now on the list of the most wanted fugitives by agents of the HPD Homicide Division and federal agents. US Marshals Gulf Coast Task.
‘Catch the killer’
The Harris County Attorney’s Office in conjunction with the non-profit organization Houston Crime Stoppers They do not want murderers like Bryan Eumyr Vega Vélez, who take advantage of the good faith of some judges, to continue fugitives and have launched the program Catch a Killer (Catch the killer).
In a press conference of the Harris County Prosecutor’s Office and Houston Crime Stoppers, the two organizations revealed last Friday, September 10, 2021 that in the Houston metropolitan area there are 633 murderers who have not been caught and some of them which, like Vega Vélez, were released on bail.
Where is the fugitive Bryan Eumyr Vega Vélez hiding?
Each week the Crime Stoppers organization of Houston, with the details offered by the Harris County Prosecutor’s Office in each case, will release the face of one of those 633 fugitive murderers such as Bryan Vega Vélez and will offer a reward of $ 5,000 for the trustworthy clue to help stop them.
All police corporations in the metropolitan area in the Harris County They have joined the initiative for the community to help them capture these violent criminals. If you know the reliable whereabouts of Bryan Eumyr Vega Velez, call Crime Stoppers of Houston at 713.222.8477. All tracks will be kept anonymous.
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