Man brutally stabs woman, then runs her over with car

News/surveillance video:April 17/09.Police used surveillance video and witness statements to piece together a murder that took place at about 8 p.m. Friday in the parking lot of the Super 8 Motel on IH-35 South and Weidner.

A couple exiting a motel room was brutally attacked by the woman's ex-husband, police said. According to the report, Cecilia Ann Ledesma, 42, was stabbed numerous times by her ex-husband, Elpidio Alcorta Ledesma.

Her male companion ran away at the onset of the assault, but when the attacker ran off, the man returned to check on the woman, police said. Reports say that is when Elpidio Ledesma returned driving his car at a high rate of speed, and running over both the woman and the man before then fleeing the parking lot.

EMS responded, but Cecilia Ledesma was pronounced dead at the scene. Her companion was taken to BAMC for treatment.

Elpidio Ledesma was later arrested at his home in Kyle and charged with the murder of his ex-wife.