Cold Case Homicide
Felix Patricio Abarca
Victim:Felix Patricio Abarca
Crime Date:November 23, 1990
Location:33.5 Mile Marker Sunrise Hwy, Mt. Laguna
Synopsis: San Diego County Crime Stoppers and the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Unit continue to look for leads in the 1990 unsolved murder of 23-year-old Felix Patricio Abarca.
On November 23, 1990, the body of an unidentified female was found, down an embankment, off of Sunrise Highway at Mile Marker 33.5 in Mt. Laguna. During the autopsy it was determined that the victim, Felix Abarca (aka Laura), was in fact a male who was undergoing gender reassignment surgery. Laura was reported missing on November 18, 1990 and was last seen on October 17, 1990. The cause of death was asphyxiation.