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Fifth update in case of missing teen’s body found off Nokesville Rd in August 2017

UPDATE #5

Murder Investigation *ADDITIONAL ARREST –
Since March 23, 2019, detectives from the Prince William County Police Homicide Unit charged two additional suspects in connection to the 2017 murder of Miguel Angel RUIZ CARRILLO, according to Sgt. Jonathan Perok, police department spokesman. The victim’s body was discovered in the area of Nokesville Rd and Fauquier Dr in Nokesville on August 22, 2017 after he was initially reported missing to Fairfax County Police earlier that month.

Perok said both men were located in Texas in mid-March and have since been transported to the Prince William County Adult Detention Center where they remain in custody. Several other arrests made in connection to this investigation are described below.

Arrested on March 23 & 28:
Jose TURCIOS-FLORES, 25, of no fixed address
Carlos Escobar SALINAS, 27, of no fixed address
Both men were charged with murder
Court Date: May 30, 2019 | Bond: Both Held WITHOUT Bond

Murder Investigation *ADDITIONAL ARREST [Previously Released] – On February 11, 2019, detectives from the Prince William County Police Homicide Unit served a murder petition on an additional suspect sought in connection to the 2017 murder of Miguel Angel RUIZ CARRILLO. The victim’s body was discovered in the area of Nokesville Rd and Fauquier Dr in Nokesville on August 22, 2017 after he was initially reported missing to Fairfax County Police earlier that month. The latest suspect arrested in the investigation, identified as an 18-year-old man, was a juvenile at the time of the offense and has been incarcerated at the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center on unrelated charges. The accused was transported to the Prince William County Adult Detention Center overnight where he remains in custody. Several other arrests have been made in connection to this investigation.

Murder Investigation *ADDITIONAL ARRESTS [Previously Released] – On December 7, detectives from the Prince William County Police Homicide Unit obtained an arrest warrant for a second suspect sought in connection to the murder of Miguel Angel RUIZ CARRILLO. On December 18, members of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force located and arrested this suspect, identified as Tomas Antonio PINO-MEJIA, without incident in Frederick, Maryland. A third suspect, identified as Ismael Antonio HERNANDEZ-NAVARRO, was also determined to be connected to the investigation. On December 20, Tennessee law enforcement authorities located and arrested this suspect following a vehicle stop on I-81. The victim’s body was discovered in the area of Nokesville Rd and Fauquier Dr in Nokesville on August 22 after he was initially reported missing to Fairfax County Police earlier that month. Another suspect, identified as Hector Armando GAMEZ-AMAYA, was previously arrested in connection to this investigation in September. This investigation continues to be jointly investigated by the Prince William County Police Department and the Fairfax County Police Department. The investigation continues.

Murder Investigation *ARREST [Previously Released] – On September 1, detectives from the Homicide Unit obtained an arrest warrant for a suspect sought in connection to the murder of Miguel Angel RUIZ CARRILLO. The victim’s body was discovered in the area of Nokesville Rd and Fauquier Dr in Nokesville on August 22 after he was initially reported missing to Fairfax County Police earlier that month. During the investigation, detectives determined this suspect, identified as Hector Armando GAMEZ-AMAYA, was directly involved in the victim’s murder. On September 3, members of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force located and arrested this suspect without incident in Gwinnett County, GA. This investigation continues to be jointly investigated by the Prince William County Police Department and the Fairfax County Police Department. More information will be released when available. The investigation continues.

Murder Investigation *CASE RECLASSIFIED | VICTIM IDENTIFIED [Previously Released] – On August 23, an autopsy was completed on the human remains which were located in an area near Nokesville Rd and Fauquier Dr in Nokesville on August 22. Based upon the investigation, detectives from the Homicide Unit have identified the victim as Miguel Angel RUIZ CARRILLO, 18, of Alexandria. The victim was previously reported as missing and endangered by Fairfax County Police on August 8. On August 22, Prince William County Police and Fairfax County Police conducted a search in the above area in Nokesville based upon information received during the course of the investigation. After an extensive search, including the use of cadaver trained K-9’s, the body of the victim was recovered. This incident was not random and appears to be gang related. Prince William County Police Homicide Detectives, with assistance from Fairfax County Police, are continuing to actively investigate the victim’s death. At this time, no arrests have been made in connection to the victim’s murder. More information will be released when available. The investigation continues.

Previous News Release from Fairfax County Police

Death Investigation [Previously Released] – On August 22 at approximately 7:00PM, police located human remains in an area near Nokesville Rd and Fauquier Dr in Nokesville (20181). The remains were transported to the Medical Examiner’s Office in Manassas for an autopsy and further analysis to determine the cause of death. The victim’s identity is not known at this time and will be released once confirmed and a next-of-kin has been notified. At this time, there is no public threat or need for concern. More information will be released when available. The investigation continues.

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