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Murder suspect remains on run after 16 years

HOUSTON – Houston police department is seeking help from the public to find a murder suspect.

They are looking for Jesus Geradro Salazar.

Officers said Salazar is responsible for the Oct. 30, 1999 brutal murder of 17-year-old Felicia Nichole Ruiz.

They said he has been on the run for 16 years.

Salazar's accomplices are serving prison sentences for their part in the murder, police said.

They believe Salazar is now living in Venezuela or Columbia.

He is known to travel to Houston at times to visit family.

Crime Stoppers of Houston and a private source have joined together to increase the reward for information leading to Salazar's capture to $10,000.

Call tips into Crime Stoppers at 713-22-TIPS.

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