19 Year Anniversary of Teresa Gomez Madrigal Homicide

$1,000 Reward Offered

San Diego County Crime Stoppers, working with the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Detail, continue to seek information about the unsolved murder of Teresa Gomez Madrigal.

On February 24, 1999, the body of a woman, who was later identified as 33-year-old Teresa Gomez Madrigal from Riverside, was found near the entrance to Lake Poway in the city of Poway.  The cause of death was due to gunshot wounds. On March 4, 1999, Teresa's 1993 Toyota Camry was found abandoned in a parking lot seven miles from her Riverside home. The back seat was covered in blood and there was a bullet hole in the roof.

Teresa Gomez Madrigal

Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to call the Sheriff’s Homicide Detail at (858) 974-2321 or the San Diego County Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477.  Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to an arrest in this case.  Visit the Crime Stoppers website at www.sdcrimestoppers.org for more information on how to send anonymous web and mobile app tips. 

Media inquiries should be directed to:

  • Questions regarding the investigation should be directed to Lt. Rich Williams at (858) 974-2424 or email at Richard.Williams@sdsheriff.org
  • Questions regarding Crime Stoppers should be directed to Deputy Adriana Uribe at (619) 531-1547 or email Adriana.Uribe@sdsheriff.org or Officer Mark Herring at (619) 531-1500 or email MSHerring@sdsheriff.org