Osceola deputies seek man in killing of wife

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 06, 2018, 4:38 PM EST

A search was underway Tuesday afternoon for a man charged in the shooting death of his estranged wife.

  • Osceola deputies looking for 'armed and dangerous' man
  • Investigators say he killed his estranged wife in Kissimmee
  • Warrant for arrest issued for Alex Olivencia-Alvarado

Osceola County detectives were looking for Alex Olivencia-Alvarado, whose wife was found shot dead Monday on Manoel Silva Street in Kissimmee.

Deputies obtained a warrant for his arrest on a first degree murder charge.

At a news conference Tuesday afternoon, Sheriff Russ Gibson identified 42-year-old Michelle Rodriguez-Laracuente as the woman found dead.

Sheriff's deputies are urging anyone who has information on his whereabouts to call 911 immediately. They say Olivencia-Alvarado should be considered armed and dangerous and say not to approach him.