Metairie man that abducts 3 children after murdering their mother is in custody
POSTED: Sunday, July 13, 2014 - 11:13am
UPDATED: Monday, July 14, 2014 - 8:53am
Metairie, LA (NBC33) — Update: The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office says the suspect has been apprehended and the children are safe.
Authorities located Monterosso at a trailer park in Katy, Texas.
ORIGINAL: Louisiana State Police and the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office are searching for three children who were abducted by their father after he murdered their mother.
The children were taken early Sunday morning from an apartment on Durand Street in Metairie, LA.
The father's name is Pedro Alberto Monterroso-Navas, a 43-year-old hispanic male with brown hair. He was last seen wearing black pants and a blue shirt. He walks with a limp.
The children's names and descriptions are as follows:
Jessica Nicolle Monterroso, is a 14-year-old hispanic female with black hair and dark colored eyes.
Yojan Manuel Monterroso-Flores, is a 4-year-old hispanic male with black hair and dark colored eyes.
Jafet Abigaitl Monterroso-Monroy, is a 2-year-old hispanic male with black hair and dark colored eyes.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of the children and/or suspect should immediately contact the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office at 504-364-5300 or 911.