ROSWELL, NM (TCD) — A father faces 18 years in jail after being convicted of fatally strangling the mom of his youngsters, abandoning their 8-year-old daughter and fleeing to Mexico with their 3-year-old son.
Legal professional Common of New MexicoRaúl Torrez introduced on October 25 that Jorge Rico-Ruvira had been discovered responsible of manslaughter and little one abuse in reference to the demise of Isela Mauricio-Sanchez.
In January 2020, Mauricio-Sanchez’s household was unable to succeed in her for a number of days, and her father went to her dwelling and located her useless. Mauricio-Sanchez had lived in the home together with her and Rico-Ruvira’s two younger youngsters.
In accordance with the lawyer common’s workplace, Mauricio-Sanchez and Rico-Ruvira’s 8-year-old daughter was “alive and had been deserted within the dwelling.” Their three-year-old son was reportedly lacking, “presumably taken by Rico-Ruvira.”
New Mexico State Police and Roswell Police have issued an Amber Alert for the 3-year-old boy, stating he was final seen on Sunday, January 5, 2020, at 602 E. Forest. Police suspected he was with Rico-Ruvira, who they imagine drove a maroon 2003 GMC Yukon SUV to Mexico.
Police obtained an arrest warrant for Rico-Ruvira and authorities discovered him and the boy practically 9 months later, on October 6, 2021, within the state of Jalisco, Mexico. The boy was safely returned to prolonged members of the family.
On March 8, 2020, Torrez stated Rico-Ruvira was being extradited to the US to face prices.
Earlier than the sufferer’s strangulation demise, the lawyer common stated Rico-Ruvira was charged with aggravated battery stemming from a home dispute with Mauricio-Sanchez in October 2019.
In an announcement, Torrez stated: “The brutal homicide of Ms. Mauricio-Sanchez and the horrific occasions her youngsters endured by the hands of Rico-Ruvira additional underlines the intense drawback we now have with home violence on this state.”
Rico-Ruvira’s sentencing is scheduled for December 1.
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