Authorities continue search for firearm in connection to Harlingen murder

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Anthony Eliff III (Source: Harlingen Police Department/Facebook)

UPDATE: Harlingen Police Commanding Officer David Osborne said authorities searched a local home in an effort to find the suspect’s firearm. 

“We weren’t able to find this firearm at this time and we will continue to investigate leads as to where that firearm maybe,” he said.

The investigation into the case is ongoing.  


The Harlingen Police Department says the suspect of the Feb. 6 homicide has been charged with murder.

Harlingen police responded to the 3300 Block of Adams Landing in reference to reports of a male that had been shot.

Upon arrival, officers said they located a deceased Hispanic male sitting inside a parked vehicle.

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Police identified him as Guillermo Garcia, 41. He appeared to have a single gunshot to the chest.

Authorities said an investigation led to the arrest of Anthony Eliff III, 44, of Harlingen.

According to the release, Eliff is charged with one count of murder, bond set at $1.9 million, and possession of a controlled substance, bond set at $40,000.

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