FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
POINT OF CONTACT: Lieutenant Neal Griffin, 760-839-4444
At about 1100 hrs, 07-31-13, Escondido Police were called to the 1500 block of East El Norte Parkway by a child who said he was unable to wake his mother. Officers arrived on the scene and determined the woman, identified as Juana Jacinto Montalvo, 44, was dead. The cause of death has been determined to be homicide. The investigation has identified the victim’s husband, Jesus Flores Hernandez, 46, as a suspect in this case and there is probable cause for his arrest. Hernandez, who goes by the name “Tony”, is described as a Hispanic male with black collar length hair and brown eyes. He is approximately 5’6” tall and weighs approximately 150 pounds. Hernandez drives a 2004 tan in color GMC Canyon pick-up truck. The truck is a 4-door model, California registration 7D60443. Anyone who knows the whereabouts of Hernandez should not approach him but dial 911.
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