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| Houston, Texas

Marcelo Garcia, 46, from Houston, Texas, on 14 April 2021

Victim Info

  • Marcelo Garcia
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • 46
  • Male


Garcia's wife called police saying her husband was having a mental health crisis at their home. While the deputy was en route, he requested a mental health unit but none was available. Garcia allegedly confronted the deputy at the frton door with a knife. The deputy asked Garcia to drop the knife, but he allegedly did not. The deputy used his taser on Garcia, and then discharged his weapon several times, killing Garcia.

Additional Evidence

  • Marcelo Garcia
  • 46
  • Male
  • Hispanic
  • 5900 Sunflower Prairie Court
  • Houston
  • TX
  • 77049
  • Harris
  • Harris County Sheriff's Office
  • TX1010000
  • Gunshot, Taser
  • Pending investigation
  • No known charges
  • Yes
  • Allegedly Armed
  • knife
  • other
  • no
  • 6780
  • Suburban
  • Mental Health/Welfare Check
  • mental health crisis


Source ID: 9104 - Mapping Police Violence

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Mainchain details

The BEACON hash was timestamped at and successfully submitted to Mainchain. The BEACON Timestamp ID is 59380. Submitted in Mainchain Tx F9074498D9F74BBED261950AE758155AA3B4CF2579A0A75E79BB6ADF5C25665F, at block height 5091800

Transaction details

Tx F9074498D9F74BBED261950AE758155AA3B4CF2579A0A75E79BB6ADF5C25665F
Sent from: und1rnjcg437x0dude6zztkzmawadxp7ye5refwdtt
Public Key Type: tendermint/PubKeySecp256k1
Public Key: A675rrH9WWpxIibCwaEs18WyVdsrByOXRqVay8/b8hGh
Signature: 4TKk9MK6/d9LFdUVQQP8fvRxH2gjxirDN2+RpNbem8IraCue8QFNvxbDUCRu4cslQ+2oeV7crMu/GLkUc0SomA==
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Hash Comparison

Hash stored in database: 88218eaddf2623af387e2df6f75640e68db2c254818b240f95634696e50374d8

Hash from Mainchain Tx: 88218eaddf2623af387e2df6f75640e68db2c254818b240f95634696e50374d8

Dynamically generated hash: 88218eaddf2623af387e2df6f75640e68db2c254818b240f95634696e50374d8

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