Man accused of killing 21-year-old in drunk driving crash found dead, officials say
San Antonio – The cardiologist accused of killing a 21-year-old man after driving drunk on the interstate in April was found dead this past weekend, according to the Bexar County District Attorney’s Office. Hector Osorio, 60, was facing an Intoxication Manslaughter charge after he struck and killed Christopher Farias Jr. while driving the wrong way on Interstate 37. Farias Jr. was pronounced dead at the scene when EMS arrived, according to a previous KSAT report. Daryl Harris, Bexar County chief deputy of the trial division, said they learned Osorio committed suicide in Atascosa County. For more on the crash:Suspect in fatal DWI crash ID’d as cardiologistFamily of drunk driving, wrong-way crash victim remembers him as gentle giant
Family of drunk driving, wrong-way crash victim remembers him as gentle giant
He was his family's gentle giant. He was so loving and affectionate.”Christopher Farias, or CJ, was known as a gentle giant and loving teddy bear. He was his family's gentle giant. “I woke up in the middle of the night like around 1:20 in the morning,” said Veronica Farias. “This doctor who is supposed to help save lives, took one and it has affected us all,” Veronica Farias said.