Ismael Ortega Hernandez: Arizona man who shot wife to death is on the run, armed and dangerous

Ismael Ortega Hernandez: Arizona man who shot wife to death is on the run, armed and dangerous
Ismael Ortega Hernandez fled out the back door of a home after killing his wife (Pinal County Sheriff's Office)

PINAL COUNTY, ARIZONA: An Arizona man, accused of killing his wife in front of a child, is at large and is also considered to be armed and dangerous, authorities said on Tuesday, November 22. 32-year-old Ismael Ortega Hernandez escaped from the back door of a home on Padilla Road near Stanfield around 9 pm after fatally shooting his wife. 

The Pinal County Sheriff’s Office said that a child called the emergency services and stated that a family member was dying and that the sufferer's own husband had shot her. "This turd shot his wife in cold blood right in front of a child," Pinal County Sheriff Mark Lamb said in a video update. "We are absolutely looking for him." 


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"We want to catch this guy. Our heart and prayers and condolences go out to the victim and her family.. also prayers for our deputies. We continually have to see these things, and it has an impact on us as well", Sheriff Lamb added. 

Dogs and a helicopter were deployed by the authorities in search of Hernandez. Investigators traced the killer's cell phone in the area but the suspect has yet to be located. According to Fox News, the victim was identified as 30-year-old Julieta Marin Amador. Hernandez was last seen in a black shirt and black pants. He is considered to be about five feet, six inches tall with a thin build. 


Authorities asked anyone with information about Hernandez’s whereabouts to call 911 or the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office.

MEAWW previously reported that a convicted Connecticut dad is on the run after allegedly killing his 11-month-old daughter. Naugatuck Police Department is searching for Christopher Francisquini, 31, wanted in connection with a gruesome homicide on Friday, November 18. Francisquini is accused of killing his infant daughter and dismembering her body.

Camilla Francisquini, the suspect’s infant daughter, was just a month shy of being 1 year old. Naugatuck Police said that the girl died of neck compressions and stab wounds and was dismembered at home, according to WSAW. The suspect is considered “armed and dangerous.” Naugatuck Police Chief Colin McCallister said that based on the infant’s body, “We can clearly rule out this was an accident, this was an intentional act.” 

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