Body Found Near I-40 East, One Suspect Arrested

Amarillo Police found the body of an unresponsive woman Tuesday evening in the 8500 block of I-40 east. 

34-year-old Iliana Michelle Garza was pronounced dead on the scene from an apparent homicide. 

The Amarillo Police Homicide Unit was called to investigate and found a suspect. 

35-year-old John Paul Ortega was later arrested for murder and booked into the Potter County Detention Center. 

The investigation is still ongoing. 

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