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Woman found dead in Chula Vista field identified

Police investigating suspicious death in Chula Vista
Posted at 1:37 PM, Aug 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-20 16:37:13-04

CHULA VISTA, Calif. (KGTV) — Chula Vista Police have identified a woman who was found shot to death in a field earlier this month.

Police said 23-year-old Christina Garcia was found on Aug. 5 at about 6:30 a.m. in a field near the 3100 block of Main Street. When police arrived at the scene, they said it appeared she had an apparent gunshot wound and considered the incident a homicide.

CVPD says the circumstances and motive behind Garcia's death were still unclear as of Thursday.

Anyone with information on a potential suspect(s) or who may have witnessed the incident are asked to call San Diego Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.