Woman dead in domestic violence incident, boyfriend fled

The Corpus Christi Police Department detectives are investigating a homicide that happened near Violet Road and Leopard Street around 3 a.m. Wednesday, January 19, 2022 at the Andy Alaniz Gardens Apartments. It stemmed from a domestic violence incident, police say.

A 45-year-old Corpus Christi female was found dead by her children who were asleep during the incident. Friends of the victim have identified the female victim as Connie Maxine Perales. The victims male boyfriend was with the victim and fled the scene before the woman was found dead by her children. The investigation is still ongoing.