DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS061918 ARREST MADE IN CAPITAL MURDER INVESTIGATION

ODESSA, TEXAS/JUNE 19, 2018 – ON MAY 1, 2018, ODESSA POLICE RESPONDED TO MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL IN REFERENCE TO AN ASSAULT VICTIM.
JOEL LUNA, 34-YEARS-OF-AGE, GOT INTO AN ARGUMENT WITH HIS 33-YEAR-OLD WIFE, AND BEGAN CHOKING HER, CAUSING HER TO LOSE CONSCIOUSNESS. LUNA THEN KNEELED ON HIS WIFE’S ABDOMEN AND REPEATEDLY APPLIED FORCE, SAYING THAT HE WANTED TO KILL THE BABY.
THE 33-YEAR-OLD WIFE LATER SOUGHT MEDICAL TREATMENT AND WAS TOLD BY MEDICAL PERSONNEL THAT SHE WAS 5 WEEKS PREGNANT AND THAT SHE HAD LOST THE CHILD SHE WAS CARRYING. IT WAS REVEALED THROUGH THE COURSE OF THE INVESTIGATION THAT SHE SUSTAINED A TRAUMATIC MISCARRIAGE AS A RESULT OF THE INJURIES INFLICTED BY JOEL LUNA.
OPD DETECTIVES OBTAINED A CAPITAL MURDER WARRANT FOR LUNA, AND WAS CHARGED AND ARRESTED FOR CAPITAL MURDER “CAPTIAL FELONY”. JOEL LUNA WAS LOCATED TUESDAY AFTERNOON, JUNE 19TH IN MIDLAND AND TRANSPORTED TO THE ECTOR COUNTY LAW ENFORCEMENT CENTER.
THIS IS DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS.

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Author: Danny Barrera