On May 15, 2020, the Hays County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 400 Block of West Overlook Mountain in Buda, Hays County, Texas to assist the Hays County Fire Marshal with an Arson and Death Investigation.
Through the course of the investigation, it was learned that the victim, Janie Rebecca Loredo Zapata, 48, had been murdered.
On October 21, 2020, a juvenile suspect was detained on a Directive to Apprehend warrant for Murder by the Hays County Sheriff’s Office and transported to a juvenile detention center.
No further information is available at this time.
Hays County Sheriff Gary Cutler said he would like to thank the Hays County Fire Marshal’s Office and the members of the community for their assistance and cooperation with this investigation.