Investigation ongoing in nurse’s death

PRESS Staff Report

investigation (640 px)Authorities with the South Padre Island Police Department and Emergency Medical Personnel were dispatched to the Hilton Garden Inn on 7010 Padre Blvd. in response to an unresponsive female.

The female subject, identified as Melissa A. Ortiz, 25, a nursing program graduate of the University of Texas at Brownsville and registered nurse at the Valley Regional Medical Center in Brownsville, was found unresponsive in a hotel room and later pronounced dead on scene by Justice of the Peace Benny Ochoa.

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    • Laura Ochoa on July 21, 2020 at 3:09 pm
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    Why you don’t investigate this case. Is probably another police cover up.

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