Texas Rangers Cold Case Investigation Details
REFERENCE NUMBER: 272 - Unsolved
RELATED YEAR: 1980
On Thursday, 12/25//1980, Estella Salinas, and her 14-year-old son, Andrew Salinas, were found dead in Houston, Harris County, Texas. Estella and Andrew Salinas were found on the east side of White Oak Bayou and the Pinemont Bridge, near the 4500 Block of Creekmont Drive. Estella and Andrew Salinas were last seen in a blue-colored 1972 Mercury Cougar, which Estella Salinas had been driving. Family members later found Estella Salinas' blue-colored Mercury near the intersection of Cavalcade and Eastex Freeway. The keys and the victim's personal items still inside the vehicle.
Texas Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $3,000 to any person who provides informationthat leads
to the arrest of the person/persons responsible forthis 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.
Information on this case may also be submitted in the following manner:
- Submit a Tip Online thru the Texas Rangers’ Cold Case website
- Contact us by telephone at 1-800-346-3243. Your information will be forwarded to the Texas Rangerassigned to this case.
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