Jorge Ernesto Rico-Ruvira
The FBI has filed a federal arrest warrant charging Jorge Ernesto Rico-Ruvira with Unlawful Flight to Avoid Prosecution.
Chaves County Magistrate Court in Roswell issued a state felony arrest warrant Jan. 8 charging Rico-Ruvira with one count of murder, after he allegedly killed a woman in Roswell and is believed to have fled with their 3-year-old son.
The U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico issued a federal arrest warrant Friday for Rico-Ruvira.
Rico-Ruvira, 32, is described as a Hispanic male, 5’8” tall, and weighs approximately 150 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes.
Rico-Ruvira, a Mexican citizen, may have fled to Mexico, where he has family in the areas of Zacatecas and Jalisco.
Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the FBI at 505.889.1300, Roswell Police Department, 575.624.6770 or the New Mexico Department of Public Safety Missing Persons Clearinghouse at 1.800.457.3463.
Tips can also be sent online at tips.fbi.gov.
The public is reminded that all persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.