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Suspect, Mario Garcia , Arraigned In Christie Wilson Murder

Mario Garcia was arraigned Tuesday on one count of murder and possession of a deadly weapon, in the death of Christie Wilson of Sacramento. Investigators previously stated that DNA evidence found in Garcia’s car matched that of the missing Christie Wilson

Additionally, a prior felony strike was alleged for a 1981 felony conviction in Alameda County, California. The felony complaint was filed by the Placer County District Attorney’s Office.

Garcia is suspected in the murder of Christie Wilson. In a video security tape, Garcia is seen exiting a local casino with Wilson on October 5 at 1:13 AM. Wilson has not been seen or heard from since that time and Garcia is the last known person to have been with Wilson.

Investigators say forensic evidence recovered from Garcia’s car is a DNA match to Wilson. Garcia is being held at the Placer County Jail.

Auburn Journal; Murder charge filed in Wilson case

Mario Flavio Garcia, 53, pleaded not guilty to murder charges to killing Christie Wilson, the women he had met and was caught on camera seeing leaving the Thunder Valley Casino.

The Auburn man accused of killing a woman he met at a Lincoln-area casino pleaded not guilty Tuesday to murder and possession of a deadly weapon in Placer County Superior Court.

On Tuesday, Placer County authorities were attempting to build a circumstantial murder case without the body of 27-year-old Christie Wilson as defense attorneys sought more evidence in the case.

Garcia’s attorneys accused the Placer County Sheriff’s Department and District Attorney’s Office of withholding evidence. They filed a complaint with the court to demanding to see all the evidence against their client.

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Update: $35K offered for Wilson tip

The reward has been increased by Placer County Crime Stoppers to $35,000 for any information, tips or leads leading to the whereabouts of Christie Wilson.

Mario Flavio Garcia has been charged with her murder, but her whereabouts remains unknown. Garcia is being held without bail at the Placer County Jail.

To provide tip information, call Placer County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-923-8191. All tips may remain strictly anonymous.

November 3rd, 2005 at 06:06pm Posted by | Christie Wilson, Mario Flabio Garcia, Missing, Missing Adult | no comments

Rosemary Reinel Missing Person’s Case Now a Homicide Investigation

According to authorities the body found in LaGrange County has been positively identified as the missing 79 year old Rosemary Reinel. She had been missing for approximately five weeks.

A missing person investigation has now turned into a homicide investigation after police positively identify a body found in rural LaGrange County.

Police suspected the body was that of 79-year-old Rosemary Reinel of Sturgis, Michigan. Using dental records, police confirmed the body was Reinel.

Investigators say they are still trying to determine when and how Reinel was killed.

Police say they are looking at 53-year-old Dannie Gayheart as a person of interest in the case.

Update: WNDU 16; Missing person case turns into homicide investigation

A body that was found in rural LaGrange County has been positively identified as a missing Sturgis woman, 79-year-old Rosemary Reinel. Reinel disappeared in September.

On Tuesday, Reinel’s body was found just three miles away from her home by LaGrange County farmers working on their crops.

Body confirmed to be missing Sturgis woman

A coroner has confirmed that a body found in an Indiana farm field is that of a Sturgis woman last seen leaving her apartment on September 19th.

The coroner made the identification based on dental records. An autopsy could determine exactly how and when 79-year-old Rosemary Reinel died.

Body buried in corn field identified as missing Michigan woman, Rosemary Reinel

A body found buried in a corn field near the Michigan state line has been identified as a Michigan woman missing since September.

Police said Thursday they are conducting a homicide investigation into the death of Rosemary Reinel, 79, of Sturgis. She was reported missing Sept. 22 and was last seen leaving her Sturgis apartment two days earlier, according to Sturgis police.

Reinel’s car was found last month in Sarasota, Fla. Gayheart was arrested there on charges that he violated his parole from Michigan.

Evidence in the car pointed to foul play, police said.

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Rosemary Reinel, 79 years old, still Missing

November 3rd, 2005 at 03:14pm Posted by | Found Deceased, Missing, Missing Adult, Rosemary Reinel | no comments

33 Year Old Novi Woman reported missing

As per The Detroit Free Press, Police search for missing Novi woman.

Police are searching for a 33-year-old Novi woman who was reported missing by her husband about 2:30 a.m. Wednesday. Her minivan was found less than an hour later on the Ambassador Bridge, Novi Police Sgt. Matt Conquest said today. Police said they do not know whether she jumped off the bridge or walked away, and would not comment on why she might have left home.

November 3rd, 2005 at 02:21pm Posted by | Missing, Missing Adult | no comments

Sophia Alaniz: Authorities Looking for Missing Plainview Woman

Sophia Alanizm is missing and family fears that maybe she has been abducted by previous acquaintance.

More than 24 hours after Sophia Alaniz’s disappearance, her family passed out 500 missing person posters around Plainview and Lubbock. Barbara Croswell did not think she would be passing out information about her missing cousin.

“I know she left him a couple of weeks ago and was staying with a good friend. He found out where she was,” said Barbara.

Marcus Barrios dated Sophia for six months. She left him when she found out his sorted past. “The last run-in was a stalking charge. He had a history of assaults against ex-girlfriends,” said Constable Mark Mull.

Hale County Crime stoppers is offering a reward up to $1,000 for information leading to Barrio’s arrest. The two were last seen driving away in a 2002 Chevy Malibu like this one with the license plate number H17-ZRJ .

The car also has a Longhorn sticker on the back window. If you have any information, call the Texas Rangers at (806) 296-2724. Because of Barrios’s history of violence and gang relations, Hale County called the Texas Rangers and the U.S. Marshals to assist.

Update: Lubbock Police Find Missing Plainview Woman

A Plainview woman is safe and her accused kidnapper behind bars. Lubbock Police found Sophia Anne Alaniz and Marcus Edward Barrios at a Central Lubbock apartment complex, early Wednesday morning.

Hale County authorities had been searching for the two since Monday when Barrios allegedly abducted his ex-girlfriend from a home in Plainview.

Update: Lubbock PD arrests kidnapping suspect

Police arrested suspected kidnapper Marcos Edward Barrios Tuesday night after leads led officials to his Lubbock apartment.

Lubbock police found Barrios and 35-year-old Sophia Anne Alaniz, who Barrios allegedly kidnapped Tuesday morning in Plainview, at about 11 p.m. Tuesday outside of the Hickory Tree Apartments located at 1629 16th St.

Barrios, who police named as a suspect in the abduction following tips from witnesses, was arrested on a misdemeanor warrant.

Witnesses claimed Barrios lured Alaniz from a house located in the 200 block of southeast Sixth Street, just outside Plainview city limits, at about 1:15 a.m. Tuesday, Hale County Sheriff’s deputies said.

Barrios allegedly forced Alaniz into a gray 2000 Chevrolet Malibu and drove east on Texas 194, Lubbock police said.

November 3rd, 2005 at 02:06pm Posted by | abduction, Found Alive, Missing, Missing Adult | no comments