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Three suspects charged in connection with death of San Juan runaway

Irene Salazar, Daniel Salazar and Eric Zamudio were charged Monday in connection with Kassandra Ramirez's death.

Editor's note: This story has been updated.

UPDATE: Three people have been charged in connection with the death of San Juan runaway Monday.

Kassandra Ramirez had been communicating with 27 year-old, Daniel Salazar, via social media before an SUV picked Ramirez up from her San Juan home, according to a news release.

Investigators learned that 31-year old Irene Salazar was driving the SUV. Her brother, Daniel Salazar,and a third person were also in the vehicle at the time.

Daniel Salazar admitted to investigators to sexually assaulting Ramirez in his McAllen home.

Irene Salazar and her boyfriend, 34-year-old Eric Zamudio, told investigators that Ramirez "appeared to be very ill and that Daniel refused to seek emergency medical attention for her", according to the news release.

Salazar and Zamudio allegedly helped Daniel dispose of Ramirez's body, and did not report the death to authorities.

UPDATE: Daniel Salazar and his sister, Irene Salazar, were additionally charged with tampering with evidence Monday.

A judge set Daniel Salazar's bond at $1,350,000 for all three charges.

A judge set Irene Salazar's bond at $250,000 for both charges.

A judge set Zamudio's bond at $150,000 for the charge.

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A judge is expected to charge three suspects in connection with the death of 15-year-old Kassandra Ramirez Monday, according to a news release.

The body of 15-year-old Kassandra Ramirez was found Friday in rural McAllen, as CBS 4 News previously reported.

Three people were taken into custody over the weekend, according to the news release.

Daniel Salazar, 27, is expected to be charged with criminal negligent homicide, a state jail felony; and sexual assault of a child, a second-degree felony.

Salazar’s sister, 31-year-old Irene Salazar, is expected to be charged with failure to report a felony, a Class A misdemeanor.

Irene Salazar’s boyfriend, 34-year-old Eric Zamudio, is expected be charged with failure to report a felony, a Class A misdemeanor.

Check back for updates.

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