Friday, August 17, 2012
Mesquite police investigate early morning homicide
Carlos Garcia was found dead Friday morning.
MESQUITE At about 7 a.m., Mesquite Police responded to an apartment in the 2300 block of Driftwood on an assistance for the fire department call. Arriving officers found a deceased 36-year-old male at the location.
Initial investigation indicates that the deceased and the suspect, who are neighbors, had been drinking together overnight. There was a disturbance between the two men, and the suspect assaulted the victim, resulting in his death.
The suspect, 26-year-old Chad Brown, was taken into custody at the scene and transported to the Mesquite Police Department for questioning.
The victim has been identified as Carlos Garcia of Mesquite.
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