Man jailed for molesting girl he met at church

Edwardo Garza // Cameron County Jail Photo

A La Feria man is behind bars and facing serious criminal charges after being accused of sexually abusing a girl that he met at church.

Cameron County Pct. 5 deputy constables arrested 37-year-old Edwardo Garza on multiple criminal charges on Thursday.

The computer technician is facing an aggravated sexual assault of a child and two counts of indecency with a child.

Investigators told Action 4 News that Garza is accused of sexually abusing a 10-year-old girl.

Action 4 News does not identify victims of sexual abuse but investigators said Garza knew the girl's family through their church.

The investigation started on Wednesday when girl's mother walked into her daughter's room and Garza was there standing.

Deputy constables took Garza in for questioning where allegedly admitted to the crimes.

Garza remains in custody at the Cameron County Jail under $300,000 dollars in bonds.