New Mexico authorities issued an AMBER Alert on Tuesday in connection with a missing 4-year-old Roswell boy. Authorities said his mother was found deceased.
According to the Roswell Police Department, 3-year-old Osiel Ernesto Rico was last seen on Sunday at a residence off of the 600 block of East Forest Street in Roswell. RPD spokesperson Todd Wildermuth said that authorities found Osiel’s mother, identified as 27-year-old Isela Mauricio-Sanchez, deceased inside the home. Her death is being treated as a homicide.
Authorities believe Osiel was taken by his father, identified as 32-year-old Jorge Rico-Ruvira. The suspect was last seen driving a maroon GMC Yukon SUV with a turquoise New Mexico license plate, MNF231.
An investigation into a suspicious death that was reported Tuesday morning (Jan. 7) was officially classified as a…
Oriel is described as a Hispanic male who stands 2-feet-6-inches tall and weighs around 40 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. Rico-Ruvira is described as a Hispanic male who stands 5-feet-8-inches tall and weighs around 150 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes.
Police said the boy is considered to be in danger. Anyone with information should contact the Roswell Police Department at 575-624-6770 or call 911.
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[Feature Photo: Osiel Ernesto Rico/Handout]