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Travis County Murder Suspect Caught Near Border
Police near the Texas/Mexico border caught an Austin man accused of gunning down his wife's boyfriend.
Roy Rogers Soliz, 58, was arrested in Cameron County Friday morning.
Soliz is charged with first degree murder in the death of 38-year-old Christopher Carson.
The shooting happened on Jan. 21 at Master Tech Automotive on Howard Lane just west of I-35.
According to an arrest affidavit, Soliz's wife Cynthia said Carson was her boyfriend. She and her husband were separated. Carson dropped her off for work. Roy Soliz was inside the business with a gun and said, "I told you I was going to do this" then shot him, the affidavit said.
Soliz also told his wife if she told anyone, he would come back and kill her, police say.