09/05/98 in Brownsville, Gutierrez and co-defendants, Rene
Garcia and Pedro Gracia Garza, Jr., fatally injured an 85-year
old Hispanic female in her home.
The victim was the owner of a
mobile home park. The victim was in her mobile home, which she
also used as an office at the time of the offense.
his co-defendants entered into the victim's office with the
intent to rob the victim of money she kept in a safe.
entering into the office, the victim was struck one time in the
head, with the intent of knocking the victim out. When the
victim struggled, she was repeatedly struck in the head multiple
times with blows from fist and steel toe shoes. The victim was
also stabbed multiple times in the head with a screwdriver.
Autopsy reports indicate that multiple head bashing resulted in
broken cheekbones and damage to the brain, resulting in death.
The subject and the codefendant fled the victim's reasoned with
a minimum of $56,000.