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18-year-old charged with capital murder in death of 14-year-old El Paso girl


EL PASO, Texas (KVIA) -- Police arrested and charged the man who officials say killed 14-year-old Julia Worthington.

Suspect Arrested

Officers obtained a warrant for the arrest of 18-year-old Angel Avila on November 16, 2023. They charged him with Capital Murder.

18-year-old Angel Avila (Courtesy: El Paso Police Department)

The U.S. Marshals Service Lone Star Fugitive Task Force picked him up and booked him on a $2,000,000 bond.

Avila is also accused of killing 19-year-old Eliel Omar Bultron Hernandez and injuring three other teens.

Vrbo Homecoming Party

The deadly shooting happened at a Montwood High School homecoming party hosted at a Vrbo rental property on September 17, 2023. The house is located at 12300 Tierra Inca Drive in Far East El Paso.

For weeks after the party, Crime Stoppers of El Paso asked for help identifying Avila.

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