Martha Medina is killed in a McDonald’s robbery (PHOTOS)

Martha Medina passed away after an African-American thief stole her purse. Andrew Williams hit the Hispanic woman with his car outside a ...

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  • Martha Medina passed away after an African-American thief stole her purse.
  • Andrew Williams hit the Hispanic woman with his car outside a McDonald’s.
  • Williams at the time of killing Medina was free but charged with murder in a robbery.

Martha Medina, 71, died after an African-American thief stole her purse outside a McDonald’s. The Homicide Division of the Harris County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) announced the arrest of 40-year-old African American Andrew Williams as the alleged murderer.

The murder of Martha Medina has caused deep outrage among the Hispanic community in Houston, Texas, as Andrew Williams, the man who allegedly attacked her, has a long criminal record and when he struck the woman, he was out on bail for another case of murder during a robbery in the same area of ​​the city.

Martha Medina dies when her purse is stolen at a McDonald’s

Martha Medina dies when her purse is stolen at a McDonald's
Martha Medina was killed when an African-American thief took her purse outside a McDonald’s and then hit her with the car in which she was escaping. (PHOTO: Special for MundoHispánico)

Andrew Rhenard Williams, his full name, for the death of the Hispanic Martha Medina faces a charge of capital murder and that according to the Texas State Penal CodeIt is the only crime punishable by the death penalty for anyone who pleads guilty after facing trial.

Martha Medina, mother and grandmother, was from Mexico and together with her husband Evodio Escalante formed a solid family in Houston, Texas for the last 42 years. The Hispanic family is now asking for justice to be done. When the woman died, her husband was in Mexico visiting relatives and could not say goodbye to her.

The brutal attack on the defenseless Martha Medina

The brutal attack on the defenseless Martha Medina
Andrew Williams is already in custody and charged with capital murder for the death of the elderly Martha Medina and for which he could be sentenced to death in Texas. (PHOTO: Harris County Sheriff’s Office)

According to the documents of the case against Andrew Williams, consulted by MundoHispánico In Texas, last Thursday, September 23, 2021, at 10:30 in the morning, Martha Medina went to buy her breakfast at McDonald’s restaurant, located at 430 Uvalde Road, in the Woodforest neighborhood east of Houston. .

Martha Medina left McDonald’s with her groceries when suddenly an African-American man, later identified as Andrew Williams, ran up to her to snatch her purse. The man pulled her to take her belongings and the Mexican fell to the ground in the middle of the attack. Everything happened in seconds.

Terrified McDonald’s customers saw the crime

Terrified McDonald's customers saw the crime
Martha Medina was a mother and grandmother and her family came from Mexico to the United States, where she made her family for 42 years in Texas. (PHOTO: Special for MundoHispánico)

Other customers who were at McDonald’s saw how Martha Medina was pulled by Andrew Williams and who after snatching the bag from the old woman, got into an Impala car and when trying to escape, ran over the woman with the vehicle that left the parking lot at full speed.

The other diners who were at the McDonald’s when they saw the attack on Martha Medina called the emergency number, to report that the woman had been badly injured by several blows she received in the attack. Paramedics transported Martha Medina to a hospital. However, the woman could no longer survive her injuries.

“The victim was loved by his family … this should never have happened”

"The victim was loved by her family ... this should never have happened"
PHOTO: Taken from Twitter

The attack on Martha Medina so outraged authorities that Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez himself showed up outside the McDonald’s to coordinate the investigations of his agents from the HCSO Homicide Division, after it was confirmed that the woman had passed away.

“The victim was loved by his family… this should never have happened. Seriously stealing an old lady’s bag? Find a job, ”said Ed González, from the HCSO, with annoyance, when he arrived at the scene where they attacked Martha Medina. On few occasions, the police chief has conveyed in the voice when speaking to the press as on that day.

“I don’t even think I have a heart”

"I don't even think I have a heart"
PHOTO: Taken from Twitter

Liliana Medina, the daughter of Martha Medina, gave a talk with the media in Houston, Texas and said that her family was “very upset with the person who could have done this so horrible … I don’t even think he has a heart,” she said. the woman in the midst of pain for having lost her mother and grandmother of her children.

According to expert reports, at some point during the robbery of her bag, Martha Medina was thrown in front of the Impala car driven by Andrew Williams and it was when the man literally ran over her, to the astonishment of the rest of the diners who were in the McDonald’s.

“Today was my mother … tomorrow who knows who”

"Today was my mother ... tomorrow who knows who"
PHOTO: Taken from Twitter

Some McDonald’s employees also came out to help Martha Medina and waited with her while the ambulance and authorities arrived. The murder of the woman has touched the hearts of the Woodforest community, where the theft of purses from single women by African American men has skyrocketed in the area.

“Today it was my mother … tomorrow who knows who,” said Adrián Medina, another of Martha Medina’s sons, who added that the robber not only stole the woman’s purse, but “stole her from us. stole my children. It is not fair for these criminals to walk the streets free, “said the man in an interview with the media.

The videos identify the alleged murderer of Martha Medina

The videos identify the alleged murderer of Martha Medina
PHOTO: Taken from Twitter

Andrew Williams, the alleged murderer of Martha Medina, was captured thanks to the black Impala car with rims of the same color that he used in the attack on the woman. Video on security cameras at McDonald’s and other businesses on Uvalde Road gave authorities details of the car in which the robber escaped.

Sheriff Ed González, of the HCSO, announced on the afternoon of Monday, October 5, 2021 that the agents of the Homicide Division of his corporation had already arrested African-American Andrew Rhenard Williams on the morning of that day, for his alleged responsibility. in the robbery and murder of Martha Medina.

Andrew Williams and his long history in crime

Andrew Williams and his long history in crime
PHOTO: Taken from Twitter

Andrew Rhenard Williams, who also goes by the name John Williams, is already being held at the Harris County Jail awaiting his first hearing in the death of Martha Medina. Williams is already a veteran in his disagreements with justice in the greater Houston area.

Since September 29, 1998, African American Andrew Rhenard Williams has been detained at least 19 times, in Harris County alone, for various crimes ranging from robbery to capital murder. The last case against him dates back to March 9, 2019, when he killed another person in an armed robbery.

Williams was already responsible for another capital murder

Williams was already responsible for another capital murder
PHOTO: Taken from Twitter

That day Andrew Rhenard Williams attacked a couple, also in the eastern Houston metropolitan area, and in the robbery fired his gun at the couple, killing the woman identified by authorities as Chima Ogbonnaya. For this crime, the man was arrested and charged with capital murder.

However, in an unusual way, Judge Hilary Unger of the 248th Criminal District Court in Harris County granted Andrew Rhenard Williams the right to bail despite the seriousness of his capital murder charge. When Williams attacked Martha Medina, he was out on bail for that other Chima Ogbonnaya murder.

Martha Medina and Jessica Garza, two dead mothers

Martha Medina and Jessica Garza, two dead mothers
PHOTO: Taken from Twitter

Martha Medina was the second Hispanic woman to die on Uvalde Road in less than a month. Jessica Garza was murdered when an African-American thief tried to steal her car. Garza, 41, was dragged by her own car when 55-year-old Marcus Brock pulled her out of the vehicle and she was left hanging by the seat belt.

Last Tuesday, September 28, 2021, at 2:30 in the afternoon, Jessica Garza went to pick up her daughter from work in a church located on Uvalde Road almost on the corner of Granada Street, in the east of the metropolitan area of Houston, when Marcus Brock forcibly removed her from the vehicle and dragged her several streets while trying to escape another robbery.

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