LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Lesly Palacio’s body was found near the Valley of Fire State Park in Moapa Valley in September of 2020.
25-year-old Erick Rangel-Ibarra was identified by police as the suspect in Palacio’s death.
Police have not been able to locate Rangel-Ibarra.
His father, Jose Rangel, is suspected of helping his son escape to Mexico.
Tonight, Palacio's family pleaded with Rangel-Ibarra to turn himself in.
This plea to him come days after his father was caught and arrested in San Diego near the U.S. border with Mexico.