Detectives Seek Man Wanted For Murder in Mount Vernon Homicide

Skagit County Sheriff's Office

Mount Vernon, WA – The Skagit County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed the suspicious death that occurred on Thursday May 4th, 2017 in the 17000 block of Blodgett Road in Mount Vernon was a homicide.

Initial reports from the Skagit County Sheriff’s Office were that a resident found a male family member deceased in the residence and a black 2004 Hummer H2  was missing. The victim was later identified by the Skagit County Sheriff’s Office as 36-year old Miguel Felix.  The missing Hummer  was found on Sunday May 7th, 2017.

According to an updated  press release from Skagit County Sheriff’s Office Detective Sergeant Jennifer Sheanhan-Lee, investigators  have confirmed the suspicious death as a homicide and believe the murder happened around noon on May 4th, 2017. Detectives have  identified a suspect in the case who they say  formerly lived with the victim.

Detectives are seeking information on the whereabouts of  39-year old Alberto Flores Alaniz. Mr. Alaniz is  also known to use the alias  Fores Alaniz.   He is described as being 6 feet tall and weighing 170 pounds. He has black  hair and brown eyes.

Skagit County Sheriff’s Office

The Sheriff’s Office investigation has confirmed that Mr. Alaniz has been seen in the Snohomish County and King County areas since the homicide.  Detectives warm the public not to contact him directly and he should be considered armed and dangerous.

Skagit County Sheriff’s Office. Suspect  Leaving Scene after the Homicide

If you have any information on the whereabouts of Mr. Alaniz, you are asked to please call Skagit 9-1-1 at (360) 428-3211. Reference case number 17-06056.

Skagit County Sheriff’s Office


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