Police ID body in motel homicide


Fort Stockton police have identified the victim in the Nov. 28 murder at a local motel.

According to a department press release, authorities responded at 6:49 a.m. to an unattended death at the All Inn motel. Officers located a deceased male upon arriving and began investigating the incident as a homicide.

The victim has been identified as Richard Daniel Powers. Police have named Mario Romero as the prime suspect in the case.

The investigation is going. This is the first homicide in Fort Stockton in recent years.

If you have information regarding this case, call the Fort Stockton Police Department at (432) 336- 4600.