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Body of Missing Celia Rico, 57, Found near Texas-New Mexico state line

Celia Rico, 57, had been missing since June 12, 2006. Celia Rico was last seen at Celia RicoThe Sunland Racetrack & Casino. She was found Friday near a river levee in Anthony, TX near the Texas-New Mexico state line.

The body of a woman missing since mid-June was found Friday night near a river levee at the Texas-New Mexico state line in Anthony, Texas.

El Paso police notified the Anthony Police Department and the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office about the location of the body of Celia Rico, 57, about 11:40 p.m. Friday, sheriff’s spokesman Rick Glancey said.

Glancey said that a final autopsy report is pending and that the cause of Rico’s death was not immediately known. Her body was already decomposed by the time it was found in an area with heavy brush.

(El Paso Times)

Francisco Gonzalez, 48, has been arrested and has been charged with murder of Celia Rico.

BREAKING NEWS: Body Found is That of Missing Woman

A source confirms to KDBC that the body of a woman found last night in the Celia Rico 1Rio Grande is that of Celia Rico.

A source tells KDBC that Francisco Gonzalez has been charged with murder. That same source says Gonzalez allegedly confessed to El Paso Police Department officers, who were handling Rico’s missing person’s case, that he shot Rico with a .22-caliber fire arm and hid her body. He allegedly lead police near Rainbow Lake in Anthony, Texas. Later, the sheriff’s office took over the investigation.

KDBC has also learned that Rico and Franciso are neighbors. The El Paso Police Department missing person’s report lists Rico’s address at 1100 of Arizona. The El Paso County Jail log listed Gonzalez’s address next to Rico’s. Neighbors confirm that Rico and Gonzalez were neighbors.


July 2nd, 2006 at 11:32am Posted by | arrested, Found Deceased, Missing, Missing Adult | no comments

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