McAllen police continue search for man wanted on murder charge
The McAllen Police Department continues to search for a man accused of stabbing and killing a homeless man in McAllen nearly two months ago.
An arrest warrant was issued for Keith Vladimir Garcia, 27, for murder, a first-degree felony, in connection with the stabbing death of 66-year-old George Chavez on July 16.
Police responded to the 2200 block of Datepalm Avenue at about 1:37 p.m. regarding a man bleeding on the ground, according to the department.
Officers found the man, identified as Chavez, and confirmed he had been stabbed.
Chavez was taken to a local hospital, where he died. Police say Chavez was homeless.
Garcia is about six feet tall and weighs about 150 pounds. He has black hair, brown eyes and a medium complexion. His last known address is in Edinburg.
Anyone with information about Garcia’s whereabouts is asked to call McAllen Crime Stoppers at 956-687-8477.
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