Crime Stoppers: Man wanted in connection with wife's murder

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WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) -

Wichita Police are asking for help finding Juan Carlos Caballeros-Yescas, who is a suspect in the murder of his wife.

Shortly after noon on July 7, 2018 police were called to a shooting in the 500 block of W. 17th Street North. Inside the house they found Lucy Mojica, suffering from several gunshot wounds. She was rushed to a hospital, where she died from her injuries.

The suspect was identified as Lucy's estranged husband, Juan Carlos Caballeros-Yescas. Investigators found out that Yescas had left the state in his 2010 Volkswagen Beetle, with Minnesota license plate 119TDG. He returned to Wichita a few hours later and was involved in an armed robbery. He has not been seen or heard from since.

Juan Carlos Caballeros-Yescas has warrants for first degree murder, aggravated burglary, and three counts of aggravated assault. He was last seen driving the Volkswagon Beetle.

If you have any information, please call Crime Stoppers at 267-2111. You can also submit a tip from any PC or mobile browser by going to http://www.wichitasedgwickcountycrimestoppers.com or downloading the P3 app available on iOS and Android platforms. If your tip leads to an arrest you may be eligible for a cash reward up to $2,500, and Crime Stoppers will never ask your name. Crime Stoppers of Wichita/Sedgwick County, a division of the Wichita Crime Commission, is a non-profit organization of citizens against crime that relies 100 percent on donations from the community to pay for tips.

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