Wanted Homicide Suspect: Luis Eduardo Galindo

Up to $1,000 Reward

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San Diego County Crime Stoppers and the San Diego Police Department Homicide Unit continue to look for leads to help locate homicide suspect Luis Eduardo Galindo.

On March 15, 1997, Luis Eduardo Galindo (aka “Freddy”), his pregnant girlfriend Carmen Estrada, and a group of friends visited the Vallarta Bar and Grill located at 4125 El Cajon Boulevard in the City Heights community of San Diego, California. Galindo and Estrada walked outside the bar where they engaged in an argument. Galindo shot Estrada in the head killing her and their unborn baby. Galindo fled the area and is wanted for his alleged involvement in the murder. It is believed Galindo may have traveled to Honduras.    

Detectives are asking anyone with any information on the location of Luis Eduardo Galindo to call the SDPD homicide unit at (619) 531-2293 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. Anonymous email and text messages can be sent in via www.sdcrimestoppers.com.

Media inquiries should be directed to:

  • Questions regarding the investigation should be directed to Lt. Ernie Herbert at 619-531-2275.
  • Questions regarding Crime Stoppers should be directed to Officer James Johnson at 619-531-1500 or Deputy Adriana Uribe at 619-531-1547.

For information leading to an arrest, you could receive up to a $1,000 reward and remain anonymous.  The qualification of any person(s) for the reward and the amount of the reward for any person(s) so qualifying will be determined by San Diego County Crime Stoppers, Inc, in its sole discretion.  The amount of all rewards given shall not exceed $1,000.  Information must be received on the tip line, (888) 580-8477.