HOUSTON, TX - On the morning of September 17, the bloodied and lifeless body of 27-year-old Ashley M. Garcia was discovered by her 8-year-old son. The night before, the little boy witnessed her ex-boyfriend, turned accused killer mercilessly beating her, according to police.
Police have charged Alexis Armando Rojas-Mendez, 23, with murder. He remains at-large at this time.
People Magazine reported:
The couple's 8-year-old son told police he saw Rojas-Mendez allegedly beating Garcia with his steel-toe work boots on Friday night, according to court documents.
The next morning, after the boy summoned neighbors in an effort to help rouse Garcia, investigators who arrived found blood-spattered walls and floors, and discovered the victim with blunt force trauma to her head and body, according to those documents.
Ashley was two-months pregnant at the time of her murder, according to her family.
Anyone with any information on the whereabouts of Rojas-Mendez is urged to call police at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.