second homicide suspect arrested

Date: Saturday, December 26, 2020
Time: 5:30 am
Location: 4800 Leopard
Incident: Murder
Case Number: 2012260019

On Saturday, December 26, 2020 at approximately 5:30 am officers were dispatched to the 4800 block of Leopard for a man down in a vehicle.

Upon arrival, officers located a deceased 40-year-old male, slumped over the driver’s seat inside of a vehicle.  Homicide detectives responded to the scene and began investigating this unattended death, which was later ruled a homicide. 

An initial arrest was made on December 26, 2020, for 34-year-old Stephanie Ysassi, she was charged with one count of Murder.

Detectives were later able to obtain a second arrest warrant for a suspect, identified as 24-year-old, Mark Hernandez. 

Information was developed by the US Gulf Coast Violent Offender Task Force that wanted fugitive, Hernandez, was staying at a residence located in Robstown, TX.  On January 14, 2021 Hernandez was located and taken into custody without incident.   

Hernandez was transported to the Corpus Christi Police Department for questioning and was later transported to the Nueces County Jail for processing.   

This is still an ongoing investigation and if anyone has any additional information related to this Homicide, you are asked to contact the Corpus Christi Police Department at (361) 886-2840. You may also call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS or submit the information online at  Information provided to Crime Stoppers is anonymous and if the information leads to an arrest, it could earn you a cash reward.