LONGVIEW (December 29, 2013) Alejandro Garcia, 22, of Winona, has been charged in the death of a teenager whose beaten body was found outside of car parked near a wooded area.
He was ordered held in lieu of $500,000 bond.
Longview police said Garcia of Winona was arrested Friday in the death of Andres Chavez, 19, whose body was found Monday outside of the car near a wooded area of Longview by a mobile home park.
An autopsy showed that Chavez died of blunt force trauma to the head and sharp force injuries to the neck.
The autopsy also revealed skull fractures, lacerations and abrasions to the head and neck.
The cause of death was listed as homicide.