Search at Deep River Bridge in connection with investigation of missing woman, Asheboro police say

The search is in connection with an investigation into the disappearance of Nancy Garcia in 2018.

RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. — Asheboro police and Ash-Rand Rescue Squad Dive Team searched the Deep River on Monday, July 1.

The search was conducted in connection with an investigation into the disappearance of Nancy Troche-Garcia, 33, in May 2018.

Police said that based on the information given to them, the decision was made to search the river, but no evidence was found. As this remains an open investigation, no further details can be released. 

She is described as being approximately 5 ft. tall and weighing about 110 lbs. She has black hair and brown eyes.

Police are also searching for her missing burgundy 2001 Chevy Impala.

Police are offering a $1,000 reward for information that leads to the whereabouts of Troche-Garcia.

“The smallest thing can make the biggest difference. The smallest things are what solves cases and help find people and are able to give families the answers that they deserve and need to know. We plan to work this and we will work this case until she is located and found. I’m not gonna stop looking for her and neither are any of my coworkers I mean, it’s a team unit, it’s not just me that is looking for these answers for her,” said Lead Detective on the case, Katherine Witsaman.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Detective Witsaman with the APD at 336-626-1300 ext. 2117, or the Randolph County Crimestoppers at 336-672-7463.


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