Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Dad tries to kill wife and child on Father's Day (Mission, Texas)

GABRIEL SEGOVIA sure had a great Father's Day--if you define a great Father's Day as trying to kill your wife and three-year-old child.

Father's Day chase ends with arrest in Mission

By Katie Lopez

Tuesday, June 23, 2009 at 9:47 a.m.

A Mission man is behind bars after he allegedly tried to kill his wife and child on Father's Day.
According to police, Gabriel Segovia punched his wife and then threw her and his 3-year-old daughter in his truck and took off.

While trying to get away from police, Segovia reportedly had his daughter on his lap and is accused of holding a knife in his hand.

Police say he kept repeating he was going to kill them both.

Segovia stopped and fled into the brush but was caught after authorities set up a perimeter.
The Mission man's daughter was unharmed.

Police charged Segovia with evading arrest and aggravaed assault with a deadly weapon.

He's being held on a $400,000 dollar bond.