Murder suspect arrested in Pleasanton, Atascosa County Sheriff’s Office says

Pleasanton police assisted Atascosa County Sheriff’s Office in the arrest

Leonard Charles Douglas Jr. (Atascosa County Sheriff's Office)

ATASCOSA COUNTY – Multiple law enforcement agencies assisted in the arrest of a man wanted for murder in Pleasanton, according to the Atascosa County Sheriff’s Office.

On July 27, the body of Joe Hernandez was discovered on Lucas Road in the Blackhill Community.

ACSO obtained a warrant for murder for Leonard Charles Douglas Jr. for his involvement in the murder that took place on East Trail Drive in the County Trails Subdivision.

Douglas Jr. was arrested in Pleasonton at approximately 3:40 p.m. by ACSO investigators with the assistance of Pleasanton police.

KSAT will update you with more information as it becomes available.

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Victoria Lopez is a Digital Journalist at KSAT. Before joining the team in July 2022, she worked as a Digital Reporter at CBS 4 Rio Grande Valley and Local 23 News. Victoria graduated with a degree in Mass Communications — Public Relations from the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.