Texas Rangers Cold Case Investigation Details
REFERENCE NUMBER: 78 - Solved
CITY: New Braunfels
RELATED YEAR: 1993
SUSPECTS: Thomas Ray Galindo
Emily Jeanette Garcia (15 years of age) was a young female living away from her mother and sister in the northeastern part of San Antonio. Emily was last seen alive in San Antonio a few days prior to her death. On Thursday, 02-25-1993, her nude body was found near Cranes Mill Road in Comal County. An autopsy determined Emily died from asphyxia due to ligature strangulation. There was also evidence of sexual assault.
September 10, 2021, Thomas Ray Galindo, 50, was arrested at his home in Brazoria County for the murder of Emily Garcia. Galindo was transferred to the Comal County Jail. The trial date is pending.
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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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