On May 03, 2021 at approximately 8:31 pm Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to the 100 block of Buccaneer Dr, reference a welfare concern. Officers arrived on scene and located a 55-year-old deceased male.

Through investigative techniques, Detectives identified a suspect and brought him in for questioning. On May 05, 2021, 19-year-old Ezekiel Garcia was arrested by Corpus Christi Police Officers and was later transported to the Nueces County Jail and booked on a Murder charge ($100,000 Bond).

This was not a random act of violence and the parties involved were known to each other.  

This is still an active investigation and if anyone has any additional information, they are urged to contact Homicide Detectives at (361) 886-2840. You may also call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS or submit the information online at Information provided to Crime Stoppers is anonymous and if the information leads to an arrest, it could earn you a cash reward.