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Man Convicted of Brutal Waco Attack Accused of Murder

Tony Wayne Swinnie has been charged with murder after an 11 month long investigation.  This mugshot of Swinnie was taken after his arrest for Aggravated Assault. Tony Wayne Swinnie has been charged with murder after an 11 month long investigation. This mugshot of Swinnie was taken after his arrest for Aggravated Assault.
Surveillance video helped convict Tony Swinnie of Aggravated Assault in 2006.  Swinnie was seen striking a woman over the head with a glass bottle. Surveillance video helped convict Tony Swinnie of Aggravated Assault in 2006. Swinnie was seen striking a woman over the head with a glass bottle.
Firefighters discovered the body of Gloria Campos Viera while searching this house at 512 N. 16th street in Waco.  The fire happened on June 16 of last year. Firefighters discovered the body of Gloria Campos Viera while searching this house at 512 N. 16th street in Waco. The fire happened on June 16 of last year.

WACO -  Police in Waco charged a man with murder after a one year homicide investigation.   

Tony Wanyne Swinnie, 35, is charged with Capital Murder for the death of Gloria Campos Viera in Waco. 

Waco firefighters discovered the body of Viera while responding to a housefire at 512 N. 16th street on May 15 of last year.  An autopsy indicated that Viera died from blunt force injuries to her head and neck.

On Tuesday, Waco Police charged Tony Wayne Swinnie with that homicide.  Swinnie is already serving a life sentence for a malicious attack on Martha Ezar, the owner of a Waco Liquor store.  That attack and robbery was caught on security cameras and helped lead to a conviction of aggravated robbery.

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