The original item was published from April 17, 2020 4:47 PM to September 2, 2022 2:06 PM
- ALIASES: Jose Rico, Jose Ruvira APPREHENDED
- AGE: 32
- Height: 5'8"
- 150 lbs.
- Brown hair
- Brown eyes
- Other: Following the murder, he was believed to be driving a maroon 2003 GMC Yukon with New Mexico license plate MNF231.
- CRIMINAL CHARGES: first-degree murder, retaliation against a witness, abandonment or abuse of a child (in addition, there is a federal charge of unlawful flight to avoid prosecution)
Rico-Ruvira is accused of strangling his girlfriend in their Roswell home Jan. 7, 2020. It is believed after committing the crime, he left the scene with his 3-year-old son Osciel Ernesto Rico. Investigators believe Rico-Ruvira may be in Mexico.
The FBI is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the apprehension, arrest and/or extradition of Rico-Ruvira. Anyone wishing to provide information can call the FBI at (505) 889-1300.
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