PASADENA – A Texas man has been charged after he is suspected of beating his elder neighbor to death as she lay asleep in bed.
The incident was reported last week in the Willow Oaks Townhomes.
According to investigators, 35-year-old Gilbert Viera was held on a $250,000 and faces charges of aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon, burglary with intent to commit another felony, and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
The judge noted Viera’s criminal history, including four felony and five misdemeanor convictions between 2017 and 2003.
Viera was not present for the overnight court appearance.