HOMICIDE CASE: Burning Body Found In Ditch

Posted on: 12:42 pm, October 28, 2013, by , updated on: 03:46pm, October 28, 2013

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Sioux City police are on the lookout for a suspect in a fatal shooting.

Officials say 20-year-old Martin Castellanos is on the run. Police say Castellanos shot and killed 20-year-old Adrian Hernandez of Sioux City early Sunday morning.

An accomplice admits Hernandez’ body was taken to an area south of Sioux Falls after the murder, dumped in a ditch on a gravel road, and lit on fire. Twenty-two-year-old Ricardo Vital is facing charges of accessory after the fact in connection with the case.

Authorities think Castellanos may be driving a silver 2004 Audi with Iowa plate 892-YSD.

If you have any information about Castellanos’ location, contact law enforcement officials.

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