UPDATE: FBI Found Man They Say Abducted 19-Year-old Woman

By: Jamie Burch, News Director Email
By: Jamie Burch, News Director Email

CHAMPAIGN, Illinois - The FBI has located a man they say abducted a 19-year-old woman.

Agents working with the Houston Police Department recovered the victim and arrested the suspect in Houston around 2:30 this morning.

The suspect faces charges in the State of Illinois stemming from an aggravated battery on June 11, 2014.

FBI personnel in Houston were acting on a request from FBI agents in the Springfield office of the FBI. FBI personnel in Springfield were assisting the lead agency in the kidnapping, the City of Champaign Police Department in Illinois.

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From last night:

According to the FBI, Eduardo Guerrero Cortez forced the victim, Monica Ramirez, into a red, 2002 Chevy Silverado Extended Cab pickup truck Wednesday afternoon at a mall in Champaign, Illinois. Cortez was believed to be in the Houston area and headed south.

The truck had a silver tool box in the bed, aluminum rims and Illinois license plate 92502H.

Cortez is described as a 25 year-old Hispanic male, 5’5” tall, and weighing approximately 145 pounds. His last known address was reported to be in the Houston area. He was last seen wearing a red hat, a t-shirt with red, white, and brown horizontal stripes, and long blue shorts.

Other identifiers:
• “Monica” tattooed on left side of neck, “Jaylen” tattooed on the outer side of left
forearm;
• Missing three middle fingers on right hand;
• Piercing on right eyebrow and lower lip;

Cortez uses the following aliases: Eduardo Guerrero and Edward Guerrero.

Anyone with additional information in this case is asked to call FBI Houston at 713-693-5000 or CrimeStoppers at 713-222-TIPS.


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