Vigil held for victims, three still missing




Kenneth Montgomery (left) offers prayers and comforting words to the families and friends of those who were killed and those who are still missing. Coordinator for the the event was Louis Coronado (far right), uncle of slain victim Daniel Coronado Jr.

Kenneth Montgomery (left) offers prayers and comforting words to the families and friends of those who were killed and those who are still missing. Coordinator for the the event was Louis Coronado (far right), uncle of slain victim Daniel Coronado Jr.

A prayer vigil was held last Saturday, June 28 at the Pleasanton River Park in memory of four residents of Atascosa County, three who were murdered within a week of each other. Lindsey Wadkins, Timothy Garcia and Daniel Coronado Jr. were all shot in what law enforcement authorities believe are unrelated events. Wadkins was found murdered in the county while Garcia and Coronado were found murdered in Bexar County. Rick Estrada was murdered on January 6, 2014.

Speaking on behalf of them and their families was Louis Coronado Jr., uncle of Daniel Coronado. Coronado organized the event.

Kenneth Montgomery offered comforting words and read scriptures. He urged the friends and family to gather closely, hold hands and remember those who have died as well as those who are still missing. Gregory Cisnero, Carlos Chapa and Michelle Longoria Villarreal have not been located. All three have been missing for over six months. Cisnero has been missing since January 11, 2014; Chapa has been missing since January 13, 2014 and Villarreal was last seen on January 31, 2014.

A celebration of Timothy Garcia’s life and a benefit to help with expenses will be held on Saturday, July 12 from 7 p.m. to midnight at Texas South Dance




Loved ones gathered at the Pleasanton River Park for a candlelight vigil held for four victims of violent crime and for three local residents who are still missing.

Loved ones gathered at the Pleasanton River Park for a candlelight vigil held for four victims of violent crime and for three local residents who are still missing.

Hands were held during the vigil for lost lives and missing persons.

Hands were held during the vigil for lost lives and missing persons.

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