Jan 2, 2014 12:00 PM
CORPUS CHRISTI - 19-year-old Ruben Ramirez now faces the possibility of a murder charge for the death of his grandfather following a fight over the weekend.
According to police, Roy Saldavar had been drinking when he showed up his grandson's home on Sam Rankin Sunday afternoon. The two men got into a fight where the older man hit the teen with a flashlight.
Police say the teen grabbed the flashlight away from the older man and hit him several times.
The 60-year-old was undergoing treatment at Spohn Memorial and died Wednesday.
His death is being handled as the 17th homicide of 2013. For now, Ruben Ramirez is charged with aggravated assault.
19 hours ago
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