On Wednesday, December 28, 2011 investigators with the Harris County Sheriff Office Homicide Unit filed Capital Murder charges on Tony Escobar, Joseph Faundo, and Amber Thornton for the beating and stabbing death of the victim, Russell Lopez. All three defendants have been charged in the 338th District Court and no-bond set. Thornton is currently booked into the Harris County Jail while Escobar and Faundo currently have open warrants for their arrest. Anyone with information on their whereabouts, is encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS (8477). Robbery appears to be the motive for the murder of the victim.
Amber Thornton Joseph Faundo