New information released in Stanley Rodriguez's murder - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

8/16/10

New information released in Stanley Rodriguez's murder

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - There has been a development in the murder of Stanley Rodriguez. Lubbock Police found him shot dead inside a car parked near MLK and East Canyon Lake Drive on August 4th. Now, one of the men charged in his death says he saw the killing.

Michael Lewis, 22, is jailed for aggravated robbery. In a newly released affidavit, police state that Lewis told them he saw 22-year-old Michael Whetstone shoot the driver of a red car parked at the East Canyon Lakes.

Lewis told police he met Whetstone at the Villa Town Motel and that Whetstone was setting up a robbery. He goes on to say that before Whetstone opened fire, he demanded money. Whetstone remains behind bars, charged with murder.

Investigators still need to find a woman who may have information. She is a short, heavy set, Hispanic woman with dark hair who may go by the name Sophie.

If you know where to find her, please call Crime Line at 741-1000. Remember, you can remain anonymous.

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