New Mexico authorities have started the search for a boy and his father after his mother was found dead in a southeast Roswell home.

Authorities said the boy is believed to be with his 32-year-old father, Jorge Rico-Ruvira, and possibly headed to Mexico.

Authorities said the death of 27-year-old Isela Mauricio-Sanchez Ton uesday was ruled a homicide.

New Mexico State Police officers said the boy is missing and believed to be in danger. An Amber Alert was issued Tuesday for 3-year-old Osiel Ernesto Rico.

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

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

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