ROSWELL — New Mexico authorities have issued an arrest warrant accusing a 32-year-old Roswell man of first-degree murder in the death of the mother of their now-missing young son.

Jorge Rico-Ruvira is sought in the homicide of 27-year-old Isela Mauricio-Sanchez, Roswell police said..

Mauricio-Sanchez was found dead Tuesday at her home and police said the boy was believed to be with Rico-Ruvira and possibly headed to Mexico.

New Mexico State Police said the boy is believed to be in danger.

Authorities said the pair were believed to be traveling in a 2003 maroon GMC Yukon SUV with turquoise New Mexico license plate MNF231.

Authorities urged anyone with information to contact the Roswell Police Department or call 911.

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