West Texas Woman Arrested for Murder and Tampering


MIDLAND, TX – A Midland woman was arrested on Tuesday morning for a murder at the end of 2021.

According to the Midland County Sheriff's Office, on Jan. 11, Nereida Viscarra Garcia was arrested for the murder of Ivan Jose Ortiz-Costillo.

Ortiz-Costillo was murdered on Dec 27, 2021. 

Garcia was also charged with tampering with physical evidence.

She remains in the Midland County Jail on a $1 million bond.

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