Couple Arrested on Capital Murder Charges

Date:  06/17/2018 2:29 PM
Location:  1700 Robin Drive
Offense: Capital Murder
Case Number: 1806170080

Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to a residence in the 1700 block of Robin Dr. in reference to an unconscious child with CPR in progress. The Officers arrived and were informed by CCFD Medics that the 4-year-old male was deceased. Officers observed the child inside the house and saw bruising on his body. Officers immediately secured the scene and detained a 26-year-old female and a 28-year-old male. Detectives were called to the scene and transported the two suspects to the main station to be interviewed. Detectives developed enough probable cause to arrest Amanda Rose Pinon (07-02-1991) and Michael Duty (12-12-1989) for capital murder. Michael Duty was also found to have 2 warrants for his arrest. Both suspects were transported to the City Detention Center and booked on the charges. Two other children that were inside the residence were placed in temporary custody of Child Protective Services. This investigation is ongoing.  If anyone has any additional information please contact CCPD detectives at 361-886-2840.