Assault victim dies in hospital

Photo Contest

Where do you read the newspaper? The Uvalde Leader-News is again accepting photo submissions from people reading the newspaper in far-flung or unique geographical locations. The newspaper first held the contest in 2013 and received dozens of entries, which appeared one at a time on the front page of each edition of the newspaper – for nearly one year.Simply e-mail, mail or bring your photos into us on or before Dec. 31, 2016, to be eligible for the contest. Pictures will be judged on location, originality and authenticity and should be accompanied by a brief description...
A Uvalde woman has died as a result of injuries she allegedly sustained during a violent attack by her boyfriend, who was arrested on Tuesday. Esperanza Chavez, 58, of Uvalde died Monday at University Hospital in San Antonio. Her death came just over a week after she was allegedly assaulted by her boyfriend, Felipe Najera, 58, of Uvalde. Chavez was taken Jan. 25, by relatives, to Uvalde Memorial Hospital. Due to the degree of her injuries she was transported to University Hospital in San Antonio.
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