The boy was last seen on Sunday and is believed to be in danger.

By Harriet Sokmensuer
January 09, 2020
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Amber Alert Osiel Ernesto Rico
Credit: New Mexico Department of Public Safety

An AMBER Alert has been issued for a New Mexico boy believed to be in danger after his mother was found dead.

State police are searching for 3-year-old Osiel Ernesto-Rico after his mother was found dead under suspicious circumstances, according to a news release obtained by PEOPLE.

The boy was last seen in Roswell on Sunday and is believed to be with his father, Jorge Rico-Ruvira, 32. Police say he is believed to be in danger.

Rico-Ruvira may be driving a 2003 maroon GMC Yukon SUV with a turquoise New Mexico license plate reading MNF321.

Osiel is described as a Hispanic male, standing two-feet-six inches, weighing about 40 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. His father is described as is being five-foot-eight inches tall, weighing 150 pounds with brown eyes and black hair.

If you see the suspect’s vehicle, the suspect or Osiel, please call Roswell Police Department at (575) 624-6770 or dial 911 immediately.