Body Identified by Dental Records; Person of Interest Named

Through the course of the investigation detectives now have a person of interest.  Twenty-two year old Antonio Orlando Romero Jr., also known as “Landito” is a person of interest. 

Roswell Police Department

128 West Second Street

Roswell, New Mexico USA 88201

 

 

Sabrina Morales, Public Information Liaison

Tel. (575) 624 6770 ext. 141

Fax (575) 624-6780


PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release: December 20, 2013

 

Body Identified by Dental Records; Person of Interest Named

Roswell, NM Detectives from the Roswell Police Department have received information from the Office of the Medical Investigator regarding the identity of the male body which was found in a shallow grave (on the 200 block of East 12th Street) on Wednesday.  However, until the family has been notified the name of the deceased will not be released.  The male was positively identified by OMI utilizing dental records.

Through the course of the investigation detectives now have a person of interest.  Twenty-two year old Antonio Orlando Romero Jr., also known as “Landito” is a person of interest.  Detectives are soliciting the public’s assistance in obtaining information regarding Romero’s (“Landito’s”) whereabouts.  Romero is considered armed and dangerous. Antonio Orlando Romero Jr. is described as being 5’ 5” tall, weighing 115 pounds, and has brown eyes and brown hair. 

If you have information, you are urged to contact the Roswell Police Department (575-624-6770), or Crime Stoppers (1-888-594-8477) immediately.

No further information is available at this time.  Information will be disseminated after it is verified as accurate.                                                              Pictured is Antonio Romero Jr.

                                                                                                                                AKA "Landito"

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Roswell Police Department
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