UPDATE - RELEASE: EPCSO RESPONDS TO AN UNRESPONSIVE PERSON CALL IN MONTANA VISTA

UNATTENDED DEATH

UPDATE

El Paso, TX - On Sunday, January 31st, 2016, at approximately 5:00 p.m. El Paso County Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to the area of Flagger St. and Tangerine Ave. in Montana Vista in reference to an unresponsive person. Sheriff’s Office deputies arrived at the scene and determined that the male victim was deceased. Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit along with Crime Scene Investigators were requested at the scene.

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The deceased has been identified as Michael Anthony Tapia 16 years of age 5-11, 180 lbs. Brown Hair, Hazel Eyes. The Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Major Crimes Unit is investigating this death as a Homicide. The Sheriffs Office is requesting assistance from anyone who may have been in contact with or have information regarding Michael Tapia to contact the El Paso County Sheriffs Office Major Crimes Unit (915) 538- 2291 or (915) 546-2280 Case Agent Detective A. Arias.

RELEASE:  EPCSO RESPONDS TO AN UNRESPONSIVE PERSON CALL IN MONTANA VISTA

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El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

Contact: Leslie Antunez / Public Information Officer

Office: (915) 538-2119

Mobile: (915) 479-1678

Email: lantunez@epcounty.com

Website: EPCSO.ORG

El Paso, TX - On Sunday, January 31st, 2016, at approximately 5:00 p.m. El Paso County Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to the area of Flagger St. and Tangerine Ave. in Montana Vista in reference to an unresponsive person.

Sheriff’s Office deputies arrived at the scene and determined that the male victim was deceased.

Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit along with Crime Scene Investigators were requested at the scene. 

The investigation is ongoing there is no further information at this time. 

Published 02 February 2016 04:06 PM by lantunez

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