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WANTED Suspect

PONCHATOULA, LA - March 18, 2019 - Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards is asking for the public's assistance in locating homicide suspect 37- year old Adrian Morquedo Rubio of Ponchatoula, LA. Rubio's birth name is Moises Meraz Rodriguez.

Currently, the TPSO is investigating a homicide that occurred on the morning of March 17, 2019. The suspect shooter identified as Adrian Morquedo Rubio is wanted by the TPSO for Second Degree Murder.

Rubio is accused of shooting a 29-year-old Hispanic male Hammond resident to his death outside of a residence on North Thibodeaux Rd. Ponchatoula. It was reported that the Rubio and the victim engaged in an verbal altercation resulting in Rubio shooting the victim.

Anyone knowing the whereabouts of Rubio is asked to contact the TPSO (985-345-6150) or Crime Stoppers at 800.554.5245. Detective Kirby Varnado is the lead investigator.