Suspect in 2019 Homicide Arrested in Mexico

by | Dec 22, 2023 | Department News, News Releases

On Thursday, December 21, 2023, the US Marshal Apprehension Team located and arrested Antonio Flores-Cuellar in Mexico, who was wanted in connection to the homicide of Andrea Cervantes that occurred on June 22, 2019, at 158 W. Carlton Way. Flores-Cuellar was booked into a Mexican Jail and awaiting extradition.

IMAGE: Flores-Cuellar

ORIGINAL RELEASE: On June 22, 2019, at approximately 10:52 PM, officers responded to a 911 call of a possible dead body inside an apartment located at 158 W. Carlton Way. Upon their arrival, officers located an 18-year-old female adult deceased inside the apartment. Based on evidence located at the scene, Tracy police detectives determined the female was a victim of homicide. During the investigation, detectives identified 41-year-old, Antonio Flores-Cuellar as the suspect. Tracy detectives have obtained an arrest warrant for Flores-Cuellar and are actively searching for him. Detectives were able to determine that the victim and suspect knew each other.

Anyone with information about the incident or the suspect’s whereabouts are urged to call Detective Wes Bancroft at 209-831-6533. Reporting Persons wishing to remain anonymous may also leave an anonymous Crime Tip.

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Media Inquiries

  • Kaylin Heefner

    Kaylin Heefner is a public information officer at the Tracy Police Department. She can be reached at Kaylin.Heefner@TracyPD.com or (209) 666-5815.