McGregor: Jury Sentences Local Man Convicted Of Murder

A jury Thursday decided on a sentence for a a local man convicted of murder in a deadly stabbing outside of a McGregor restaurant.

Augustine Jimenez (Jail photo)

MCGREGOR (August 22, 2013)—Jurors decided on a life sentence Thursday in Waco in the trial of a local man charged in the stabbing death of another man outside a McGregor restaurant.

Jurors convicted Augustine Cantu Jimenez, 33, of murder on Wednesday in the Nov. 10, 2012 stabbing of Charles Darrell McKenzie, 49, of McGregor, who was found at about 12:10 a.m. outside Doc's Saloon on Main Street.

He had been stabbed several times.

McKenzie was taken by ambulance to Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center in Waco where he later was pronounced dead.

McGregor police Chief Steve Foster at the time of the stabbing said Jimenez, whom police initially identified as Augustine Jimenez Gurrero, was arrested at the McGregor Police Department where he and an injured woman were found in the parking lot.

The woman, Paula Rios, had also been stabbed.

She was flown to Scott & White Hospital in Temple for treatment.

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