Jose Manuel Guzman, 32-year-old, has allegedly killed his sister in the Canutillo home they shared with a “massage instrument” and a bat, the El Paso County district attorney told the El Paso Times.
Apparently, Jose Manuel Guzman, had been sleeping with his own sister. But beats her to death with a baseball bat, after he found out she had sex with another man who had visited the night earlier.
He then tried to mop up the blood in the home and fled as he heard law enforcement approaching, according to the NYTimes.
Jose Manuel Guzman was eventually arrested and slapped with a murder charge. He is in jail on a $1 million bond.
According to prosecutors, Jose Manuel Guzman is from Guatemala and a legal US resident. Although, he is not a US citizen, he had lived in El Paso since age 3.
He recently learned that he had a sister in Guatemala. He met her and they began a sexual relationship, according to authorities.
El Paso prosecutors said that Guzman was a drug dealer with previous criminal charges, including a 2017 case where he is accused of breaking a man’s arm with a baseball bat and smashing his windows.
He also has previous family violence and drug possession cases.
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