Fernando Colin Acosta Jr.

Fernando Colin Acosta Jr. 

Fernando Colin Acosta Jr., 28, was arrested Friday on a murder charge in connection with the death of a Victoria woman, according to the Matagorda County Sheriff’s Office.

Acosta, a Victoria resident, has been charged with the murder of Amanda Johnson, a Victoria mother and CrossFit instructor who was found in a burned SUV in Matagorda County in April.

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Cat writes about Victoria's city and county government. Questions, tips, or ideas? Let me know cdelaura@vicad.com or (361) 580-6511

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Cat DeLaura is the local government reporter at the Victoria Advocate. She was born in Texas, but grew up in Virginia. She came back to Texas to get her masters in Journalism at the University of Texas at Austin.

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