Webb County Authorities Investigate Possible Murder-Suicide Case


Authorities are investigating a possible murder-suicide in Webb County. The discovery made by their own family members in the city of El Cenizo.

The Sheriff’s Office says they received a call at 7:50 this morning reporting a deceased person at the 500 block of Valdez Street. At the scene, authorities say family members found the bodies of their mother and father.

The female was found with a gunshot wound to the head. The body of the male appeared to have a self-inflicted gunshot, also to the head. The victims were identified as 49-year-old Guillermina Vazquez and 56-year-old Florentino Garcia Jr.

El Cenizo has a population of about 3,000 people. We spoke to nearby residents who declined to speak on camera. They say they heard yelling coming from the area.

At this time, the Webb County Medical Examiner’s Office is performing an autopsy for both victims. The case remains under investigation.