AMBER ALERT: NM Woman found dead, child is still missing days later and could be in danger

Victim and victim's father in an AMBER Alert out of New Mexico. Photos courtesy Roswell PD.
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ROSWELL, N.M. (KKTV) - Authorities in New Mexico issued an AMBER Alert on Tuesday for a three-year-old child after his mom was found dead.

The Roswell Police Department is reporting three-year-old Osiel Ernesto Rico could be in danger and could be with his father, 32-year-old Jorge Rico-Ruvira. Jorge Rico-Ruvira was named a homicide suspect in the case on Wednesday.

On Thursday, police said the boy and his father were still missing. They provided a new contact number to the public, asking anyone with information to call the New Mexico Department of Public Safety Missing Persons Clearinghouse at 1-800-457-3463.

Osiel's mother Isela Mauricio-Sanchez was found dead in her home on Tuesday.

Rico-Ruvira may be driving a maroon GMC Yukon SUV, according to police. Authorities later provided an update on the plate number, asking the public to be on the lookout for New Mexico Turquoise Centennial plate MNF231.

Osiel was last seen on Sunday at 602 East Forest in Roswell, NM. It is unknown what Osiel was last seen wearing.

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