Nacogdoches County Sheriff's Office:
NACOGDOCHES COUNTY (KYTX)- The Nacogdoches County Sheriff Office has taken a man into custody Monday afternoon on an investigative hold that has since been charged with the offense of murder.
Sheriff Jason Bridges stated that the sheriff office received a call from the Rockport Police Department of a homicide that had occurred in there city. Investigators found information that the suspect was possibly headed to Nacogdoches County with an 8 month old child. During the time of the information, Deputies obtained a possible suspect and vehicle information that deputies were attempting to locate. During the investigation, deputies received information of where the suspect was located at in Sacul, Texas.
Deputies arrived on scene and took Andrew Harvey into custody on an investigative hold for the Rockport Police Dept. Sheriff Bridges stated that deputies on scene conducted a search and recovered possible evidence from the crime scene that Harvey was in possession of. Deputies also took possession of a vehicle that belonged to Harvey where it was towed back to the Nacogdoches County Sheriff Office for processing. Deputies also located an 8 month old child that was taken from Rockport, Texas. The child is in good health and has been placed with family members. Child Protective Services has also been contacted.
Sheriff Bridges stated that the Rockport Police Department obtained a murder warrant on Andrew Harvey on Tuesday evening. Harvey was charged with the offense of Murder a 1st felony Tuesday afternoon at the Nacogdoches County Jail. Harvey has been arraigned by a justice of the peace and a no bond was placed on Harvey. Harvey will be transported back to the Aransas County Jail in Rockport, Texas at a later date.
Harvey has been accused of shooting his wife at their residence in Rockport, Texas. Harvey then fled the area with his 8 month old child to Sacul, Texas where he was found by Sheriff Officials. The victim, Sky Saenz is from Timpson, Tx and was pronounced deceased at the scene in Rockport, Texas.
Sheriff Bridges stated that all evidence that was found by Nacogdoches County Deputies has been turned over to the Rockport Police Dept. The vehicle that Harvey was driving has also been processed at the Nacodoches County Sheriff Office after Sheriff Investigators obtained a search warrant on the vehicle Tuesday evening. Texas Ranger Brazil is also assisting in the investigation.