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Luis Arroyo found not guilty of capital murder

He was accused of killing two people in 2016.
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SAN ANTONIO — A man standing another trial for a 2016 double murder was found not guilty by a jury, the 227th District Court confirmed Tuesday.

41-year-old Luis Arroyo was accused of killing two people and injuring another person after an argument about cigarettes in 2016. His case had been ruled a mistrial in 2018.

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Arroyo was also one of three inmates who escaped the jail in March 2018. The Bexar County Sheriff's Office said the group escaped through a jail window using bed sheets and a female accomplice picked them up in a car. They were captured at a Sonic fast food restaurant. He was found guilty of the escape and sentenced to 99 years in prison.