HOUSTON -- Police say an arrest in a gruesome murder has uncovered another disturbing crime.
Estanislado Alvarez-Hernandez is charged with the murder of 52-year-old Maria Gonzalez, who died last August after being stabbed 12 to 14 times in front of her two children.
It took months to find a suspect, and now court documents reveal how Alvarez-Hernandez was caught.
He allegedly kidnapped a 12-year-old girl and sexually assaulted her.
Court documents say Alvarez-Hernandez admitted to his young victim about Gonzalez's murder; he allegedly told the child he stabbed the mother to death in front of her two children and left her in a pool of blood in her apartment.
Investigators believe this investigation is really just beginning, as Alvarez-Hernandez could have more underage sex assault victims.
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Records: Suspect confessed murdering woman to girl he sexually assaulted