The second suspect in connection to a fire at 8011 Harrisburg on April 19, 2012, turned himself into authorities today, May 3, 2012. Gabino Pocho Silva DOB 6/14/88, has been charged with second degree arson.
The first suspect, Jaime Mata, turned himself into authorities on Saturday , April 28, 2012 telling arson investigators that his face was all over the news. The widespread media coverage and the reward offered by crime stoppers left him no other option than surrendering. Mata was charged with Arson, 2nd degree felony.
A photo of Gabino Silva may be downloaded from: www.houstontx.gov/fire/gabino.jpg