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Suspect in two separate murder cases appears in court

1 month 3 weeks 14 hours ago Friday, January 27 2023 Jan 27, 2023 January 27, 2023 12:45 PM January 27, 2023 in News - Local

A Harlingen man accused in two separate murders appeared in court Thursday.

Anthony Eliff pled not guilty to the murder of Guillermo Garcia, whose body was discovered in a car with a gunshot wound to his chest in February 2020.

Court documents say the two allegedly got into a fight before the shooting. Surveillance cameras captured someone firing at Garcia outside a Harlingen home.

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Police say Eliff was the shooter. As a previously convicted felon, he’s also charged with unlawful possession of a firearm. 

Eliff will be back in court on Monday, Feb. 23.

Eliff is also charged in the death of Elyn Loera, a Corpus Christi woman investigators say eiliff was dating before she went missing in 2019. Her remains were discovered in San Benito the following year.

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A trial date in that case is set for Friday, Feb. 13.

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