Moses Lake Police Seek Information on 2014 Murder Suspect

Murder suspect Luis A Suarez Galvan provided by Moses Lake Police Department

MOSES LAKE, WA.-Moses Lake Police ask for your help in solving a four-year murder case. It involves the death of 22 year old Jose Pichardo who was gunned down on a Halloween afternoon in 2014. It happened on on Valley Road as he was driving back to work. He had just spent his lunch break with his mother. After being shot, Pichardo lost control of his car, left the roadway and crashed into a house occupied by a mother and small child.

Scene of shooting related crash provided by Moses Lake Police Department

The suspect in this case, Luis A. Suarez Galvan, 22, pictured here, is still at large. Detectives have made several attempts to arrest him since the homicide, but he has managed to avoid capture with the help of friends. Suarez Galvan has an active murder warrant for his arrest.

Murder suspect Luis A Suarez Galvan provided by Moses Lake Police Department

Police are asking for the public’s help in locating Suarez Galvan. Some information has been obtained that he has been seen in the Grant County and Yakima area. If you have any information on the case, the whereabouts of Suaraz Galvan or on anyone who is helping him, please call the Moses Lake Police Department at 509-764-3900 and speak to a detective.

Police add in a news release that it has been a long four years for the friends and family of Mr. Pichardo. “We know there is someone out there who knows where he is. We would appreciate anyone with pertinent information to give us a call.”

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