Charges Filed in Weekend Homicide

By: 13 News
By: 13 News

Three people are now officially charged in Topeka's first homicide of 2009.

District Attorney Chad Taylor Friday charged 18-year old Eliel Fernandez, 28-year old Miguel Garcia and 22-year old Tina Buck with first degree murder and conspiracy to commit aggravated robbery.

They're accused in last Sunday's shooting deaht of 24-year old Andres Arteaga-Vega.

Police say the three conspired to lure Arteaga-Vega out of a bar on southeast Swygart to rob him.

During the confrontation, police say Fernandez fired shots and Arteaga-Vega was killed.


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