Uncle Charged In Death Of Child Found In Well; Was In US Illegally

BY Annie Potasznik | CBSDFW.COM |

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BULLARD (CBSDFW.COM) – Smith County Sheriffs have confirmed that Gustavo Zavala-Garcia, 24, was charged with Capital Murder for the death of Kayla Gomez-Orozco, 10.

“He’s given us information from him, and we’ve been able gather enough evidence in our investigation to charge him with that crime,” said Smith County Sheriff Larry Smith.

A relative of the slain little girl, Zavala-Garcia was the lone suspect in the case. He illegally entered the United States on an unknown date and unknown location. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers first encountered and lodged a detainer on Zavala-Garcia Oct. 10, 2014, after he was convicted in Smith County for assaulting a family member, which caused injury. He entered ICE custody Oct. 21, 2014 and was released on bond the same day.

Deputies found Kayla’s body Saturday at a well that sits outside Garcia’s rental house.

Kayla was last seen Tuesday night at a church in Bullard, 100 miles southeast of Dallas. An Amber Alert was issued for her after she disappeared that evening.

A Go-Fund me page was created to help the family.

A $60,000 reward was offered last week for her return and FBI agents organized a search party with the help of community members last weekend.

On Saturday morning they gathered in the parking lot at Bullard High School to look for Kayla. Volunteers wore bright-colored clothing during their search.

The Amber Alert for the missing girl was discontinued Saturday evening after her body was found.

A Facebook page called, ‘Help Find Kayla’ was set up for those who would like to share information about Kayla onto their personal Facebook pages.

Smith declined to release a cause of death or a possible motive, pending charges.

A visitation for Kayla is scheduled for 6 – 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday at Stewart Family Funeral Home, located at 7525 Jacksonville Highway.

Her funeral is then set for Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Lanes Chapel United Methodist Church, located at 8720 Jacksonville Highway. The service is open to the public.

Zavala-Garcia remains in the Smith County Jail on a $10 million bond.


One Comment

  1. Paul Little says:

    Fry the sucker
    Another of Obama’s “dreamers” and more of the same if Hillary is elected

    1. Clod Hopper says:

      That’s one really “bad hombre”.

      Let him become that “nasty woman’s” live in gardener.

    1. Grizz Mann says:

      It depends on the POV of the criminals.

    1. Lou Anthony says:

      It’s not ICE, it’s the o-blame-a and the dems. You can expect more of the same if Hil_LIAR_y gets in. All the dems care about are latino votes.

      1. Sorry Lou. The wall was voted on during Bush’s presidency. It never got built. BOTH sides are to blame. BOTH. Republicans control both the House and the Senate. Not a single time have they brought up appropriations for more wall. BOTH sides are to blame. If you think this is going to change under Trump you’re wrong.

      2. Lulua Mahalo says:

        Charles Alfred Diaz – That was then and the swamp is about to be drained…RINO’s in a twit.


  2. Jim Morrison says:

    Obama and Hillary Hussein Jr’s DREAMERS are America’s collective nightmare.

  3. This is on Obama’s hands, he should have been deported after the first pickup. New Democrat policy catch and release, even after committing crimes.

  4. Todd Thomas says:

    One of Barry O’s misunderstood DREAMers….

  5. Ho Jo says:

    this blood is on Obamas hand

    1. He doesn’t care. As long as the A hole can still vote it’s fine. The dead girl can vote too.

  6. John Oakman says:

    Just Another DimoRat.

  7. tomkay1012 says:

    Blood on all of their hands. But as usual, they sit silently and continue on the same charted course. That is until another thug is shot and killed by police to protect the community. Then the criminal’s family and friends will receive an invitation to the WH

  8. only Trump will control the borders. Under Hilary, we will see more and more of these crimes.

  9. Jimmy Chonga says:

    We’ll be closing that f’in border if Trump wins or loses. Who’s in?

  10. Aleric says:

    He molested or raped her and then did what they cartels do in Mexico, he killed her and dumped the body.

    1. It’s not just The Cartels. The lower class illiterate Mexicans who are coming here see 12 as the age of consent.

      1. Grizz Mann says:

        With ISLAM, a 6 YO is ripe for marriage.

  11. Don Graves says:

    Another success story from our liberally celebrated, moronic, illegal immigration system.

  12. “He entered ICE custody Oct. 21, 2014 and was released on bond the same day.”


    1. Grizz Mann says:

      Obama’s open border’s fatwa’s.

  13. Dieversity in action. MS-13 and other latino gangs are also busy targeting young people in America. The U.S. government needs to enforce our immigration laws and secure the border or there will be more of the same.

  14. Paul King says:

    Want more of this? Vote democrat.

  15. Jack Pod says:

    No problem. The killer is a Hitlery supporter. He will be casting his vote later today from his jail cell.

  16. For those who have any doubt about who to vote for, you need to read what was found in the Wikileaks Podesta emails. Search YouTube for Podesta Pizza or Spirit Cooking. Clinton and everyone around her are pure evil. This is not just about saving our country but it is literally a war against the principalities of darkness.

  17. Tommy Lewis says:

    I know how he got into the US. Through the SOUTHERN BORDER. Pathetic.

  18. Even illegals can’t trust illegals.

  19. voodoodaddy1 says:

    May I please execute this POS? Please!!!

  20. My name is Panchito-Romero Miguel Junipero Francisco-Quintero Gonzales (the THIRD!!)…
    ….”Maybe we should have invited the rest of his friends over and given them all jobs…” -Hi11ary, 2014

  21. David Alster says:

    Don’t worry folks more illegal aliens are coming your way. The Arizona border is wide open. You aint seen nothing yet.

  22. Fred Garvin says:

    First you build a wall to lock them in Then you fire up the Pet Food grinders. Start the illegal round up. Wa la, free pet food for all Legal Americans.

  23. Family knew of deportations and violent history. As long as it happens within the Latino family or neighborhoods, “Who am I to judge?” This is how they vote.

  24. La familia knew of his deportations and criminal history. As long as Latinos keep it in their families and neighborhoods, “Who am I to judge?” This is what they vote for. Enjoy!

  25. Dave Allen says:

    I love open borders Hillary will be elected today and we can bring in 50 million more!!!!!

  26. And Chairman Oba-Mao wants more open borders and encourages illegals to vote, calling them “citizens.” Madam Chairwoman Clin Ton Un will only bring more of this.

  27. Lulua Mahalo says:

    Hillary’s dream is open borders, no enforcement of our immigration laws, 600 million immigrants, 550% more Muslims ( which includes 2-3% terrorists)….all in her own words!

  28. Hopefully he was arrested before casting his vote for Hillary in early voting.

  29. And if elected, the lying, crooked old bitfch Hillary will bring in more of the same.

  30. An illegal killing an anchor baby. Ain’t open borders grand?

  31. Jerry Walton says:

    Just one more reason to vote against Hillary and vote for Trump.

  32. Tom Menino says:

    Expect more of our children murdered by illegals if Clinton wins today. Let’s hope its the children of Democrats. And spare me the “how can you say that terrible thing” crocodile tears. By voting for her you have in essence condoned the ongoing murdering of citizens by illegals. So it should be you and yours who pay the price. That’s only fair.

  33. Don McCoy says:

    So wait…an illegal alien committed a brutal murder!? NO WAY!!

  34. Karl Spencer says:

    If we would have enforced our immigration laws that girl would still be alive today. Pray she is in the arms of Jesus. Sad.

  35. Dan Klein says:

    Our catch and release program with illegals is obviously a big problem. We catch them coming over the border illegally and release them and ask them to show up in court 6 months later. Then they don’t show up and we bust them a year later for committing a crime and give them a court date in 6 months and release them. Then they don’t show up for that appointment either. I tell you, the illegals must look at our country as a complete joke. How can you respect a country that doesn’t even care about law and order or protecting itself from a foreign invasion? Aside from the fact that it’s damaging the country, it also sends the wrong message to legal and illegal immigrants who we are trying to assimilate and love the country.

  36. RT Mtn says:

    If Hillary wins, the US becomes Nuevo Mexico. I have a friend who has lived in Georgia for 35 years. It was fine until about 10 years ago. I noticed a lot of mexicans but not real bad. But after Obama they now have what were good neighborhood now are mexican and central amercian barrios. people park their trucks on their lawns, dogs run wild. these are no-go zones after dark. English is not spoken. In the morning all these illegal kids are boarding the buses. These schools used to be good. Now they look East LA.

    the maintenance guy at my friend’s condo told us he came illegally from Honduras, left his wife and daughter and married an illegal here. He brought his brother here but his brother ended up in prison here but was let go and Not deported. He told us at the last election, he was voting for Obama because “Romney would send him back”. Apparently, he voted but he is not a citizen. One of the residents is helping him with his citizenship test.

    The mexicans, muslims and other immigrants coming to the US are not people that will ever fit in here because of their corrupt and unethical cultures therefore, they make perfect democrats.

  37. Good news!

    Gustavo took Obama’s advice and voted early.

  38. When are you People going to realize, there are ONLY 2nd Amendment solutions at this point?

  39. Grizz Mann says:

    He was just one of Obama’s Dreamers, living his dream, at the expense of a 10 YO.

  40. Robert Blum says:

    Not enforcing the laws of a civilized society go hand in hand with a constitutional republic fundamentally transformed to be a third world, banana republic.

  41. Every tragic murder case doesn’t warrant a GoFundMe, and this is one.

    The beautiful little girl was killed by an illegal relative, someone arrested for battery on a family member and bailed-out ..these type of people don’t need to be financially rewarded for bad parenting and contributing to her death. Let her rest in peace, not even money can help her now.

  42. These kinds of people believe babies are commodities, not life, really. Had enough yet?

  43. Joe Horn says:

    Another child dead thanks to that filthy sodomite 0bama….

  44. Tony Smith says:

    Yes, Bozo, this Democrat Utopia IS better than Disneyland.

  45. jmorlife63 says:

    Only 72 more days until the community agitator and his food nazi wife must vacate The People’s House! Build the wall!!!

  46. Illegal aliens committing the crimes that Americans would not commit

  47. Andrew James says:

    Kill him. Hard. Anyone who attacks and harms a helpless individual deserves to have their ass beaten to a pulp until they’re dead.


  48. Hiram Floss says:

    gofundme? really??? another family of illegals obviously putting their children at risk exposing them to their illegal uncle who ends up killing the kid and they want us to give them financial help? maybe bus fare BACK home.

  49. Ja Busse says:

    Thanks Hillary. Another death on your hands.

  50. Chas Youngs says:

    Americas Borders
    Soverenty, assaulted
    with gall.

    While risking our safety,
    they stall.

    They know how we feel
    Now here’s the new deal…

    that WALL….

    Homeland terror and the safety
    of those you love are on the ballot….

    Because Open Borders
    Are on the ballot

    Don’t let polls deflate, how you feel….
    the 16 trillion Obama legacy is also
    On the ballot!

    Vote TRUMP

  51. Walter Keehn says:

    This is just the beginning. Once empress Hillary is elected, this will become common place. You had your chance America. You blew it.

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