Texas Rangers Cold Case Investigation Details


Irene Garza
Company: D   Reference Number: 151 - Solved
Race: Hispanic
Sex: Female
City: McAllen
County: Hidalgo
Related Year: 1960
suspects: Unknown

Details: Irene Garza was a 25 year old beauty queen and a second grade school teacher at Thigpen Elementary in McAllen.  On April 16, 1960, Irene's last known whereabouts were at Sacred Heart Catholic Church rectory in McAllen.  That evening, Irene was reported missing by her parents when she did not come home after church.  Irene's vehicle was located near the church and her deceased body was recovered five days later in a canal on 2nd Street (Colonel Rowe Street) in McAllen.

Anyone with information is asked to submit a tip thru the Texas Rangers’ Cold Case website
or contact us at the Missing Persons Watts Line: 1-800-346-3243 .