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Case #: 98-08928

Date occurred: 06/01/1988

Location of crime: 12151 Bayport Street

Victim: Gilbert Garcia

Case Synopsis: Officers responded to a prowler call and found Garcia in an enclosed back patio. Garcia was extremely intoxicated and arrested and booked into the county jail. While at jail Garcia started vomiting and was transported to an area hospital where he later died. An autopsy was performed and revealed Garcia died as a result of blunt force trauma to the head and body.

The Garden Grove Police Department is seeking information that will lead to the arrest and prosecution of the suspect(s) responsible for this murder. If you have information that could assist with this investigation or any other unsolved case, you can call the Garden Grove Police Department at (714) 741-5704 or Investigator John Maciel at (714) 741-5824 or email johnm@ci.garden-grove.ca.us.