Texas Rangers Cold Case Investigation Details


Marcos Zavala
Company: A   Reference Number: 126 - Unsolved
Race: Hispanic
Sex: Male
City: Willis
County: Montgomery
Related Year: 1998
suspects: 1. J. Guadalupe Pacheco - H/M, DOB: 01-21-1954, AKA "Lupe Pacheco"2. Juan Ramirez Pacheco - H/M, DOB: 07-24-19773. Jose Luis Pacheco - H/M, DOB: 02-25-1975

Details: Marcos ZAVALA was last seen at a bar in Willis, Montgomery County, Texas, on 08-31-1998. He was last seen in the company of Guadalupe Pacheco, and his two adult sons, Luis and Juan Pacheco. Several days later, a brown Chevrolet S-10 pickup known to be driven by the Pacheco's was found abandoned in the City of Conroe. In the bed of the truck was pooled blood, later confirmed through DNA to be ZAVALA'S. Witnesses reported the Pacheco's returned to Mexico. ZAVALA'S body was never located, and his family in Mexico has not heard from him. Investigators presume Zavala was killed.

Texas Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $3,000 to any person who provides information that leads to the arrest of the person/persons responsible for this crime. To be eligible for the cash rewards, tipsters MUST call the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-252-TIPS (8477). All tips are anonymous. Tipsters will be provided a tip number instead of using a name.

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Marcos Zavala (Victim Photo 2)

Marcos Zavala (Victim Photo 3)