Police seek info regarding murder of man found by dumpster

Javier Soto, 43, was discovered in 2300 block of Goliad Rd

SAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio Police Department and Crime Stoppers want the public’s assistance in tracking down the person responsible for the murder of a Houston man found in the San Antonio area.

Javier Soto, 43, was discovered early Sunday in an apartment complex parking lot in the 2300 block of Goliad Road.

According to police, Soto's body was dumped by the dumpster and then set on fire.

Soto was last seen in Houston on Aug. 20.  

Anyone with information about this crime is urged to call Crime Stoppers at (210) 224-STOP.

Tips can also be texted to CRIMES (274637) or by visiting the Crime Stoppers website.

Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest.

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