Recovered body identified as missing teen
Tue, 29 Jan 2013 11:36:46 GMT —
Over one month after 17-year-old Aaron Juan Garcia went missing in Mission, police have now identified him as the person pulled from a canal over the weekend.
Mission Police Chief Martin Garza says they were able to identify the teenager with dental records and a scar on his leg from a surgery.
Police pulled the body from the north side of the canal on Los Ebanos Road and 495 on Saturday. Jan. 26.
Garcia went missing over a month ago on Dec. 6, 2012.
It is still unclear if foul play was involved. An investigation is underway to determine the cause of death.