Family's fears realized as search for missing Colfax man ends
Dec 16, 2013 - An eight-day search for a missing Colfax man ended tragically for his loved ones Sunday.
He left Matthews’ mom’s house in Rancho Murieta to get his wallet in Colfax before a Dec. 8 San Francisco 49ers game he planned to attend. He would never make it.
Eric Garcia was found deceased in his car off Interstate 80 near Weimar, according to his niece.
She says Garcia was involved in some kind of accident.
Garcia had traveled up to the area during a serious snowstorm on Dec. 7, to look for his missing wallet and never returned.
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A candlelight vigil will be held for Garcia Sunday in downtown Colfax from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
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