Who Is Anthony Garcia?

Channel Six News has been digging deeper into the background of Anthony Garcia.

Garcia tried several times over several years for acceptance in the medical profession.

His travels range from coast to coast with Omaha a key stop.

Anthony Garcia is one of four children of Frederick and Estella Garcia of Walnut, California.

Garcia went to UCLA, graduated medical school from Utah in 1999 and did his first residency in Utica, New York.

Letters obtained by Channel Six show he was fired for conduct that "...left serious doubt as to (his) future ability to successfully practice medicine..."

In 2000 Garcia started residency at Creighton.

Nearing completion of his first year, he was fired for "...unprofessional behavior toward another student".

Two names supported his dismissal:

Dr. Roger Brumback and Dr. William Hunter.

Garcia tries another residency in Chicago but leaves in 2003 because of health reasons.

Four years later, he tries again enrolling in LSU's medical program.

But disclosure of past disciplinary actions prevents him from getting a medical license and his fourth attempt at residency ends.

Less than three weeks later, Thomas Hunter and Shirlee Sherman are killed in Omaha.

More recently, Garcia worked at two Chicago clinics and for the Bureau of Prisons in Terre Haute, Indiana.

At one point, Garcia even ran a business called "My Medical Information" out of his home.

While documents make it clear Garcia has suffered professional setbacks, he does not appear to have a criminal record.

He did have two recent contacts with Terre Haute police this past January.

The first was medical, the second was a police officer following up an investigation interview.

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