Updated:  Have you Seen This Man?  Wanted for Murder by Montgo DA

Montgomery County, PA — Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin R. Steele and Norristown Police Chief Mark E. Talbot Sr. are asking for the public's help in locating Russell Montalvo-Fernandez, 38, of North Sixth Street in Philadelphia. Montalvo-Fernandez is being sought on First-Degree Murder and related charges in connection with the January 23 homicide and shooting in a residence in the 500 block of Cherry Street in Norristown. He is considered armed and dangerous.

Today the Montgomery County DA's office issued a press release requesting the publics help in finding a fugitive that is wanted in connection with a January 23, 2019 Murder of a Norristown man and the shooting of that man's son.

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"Ralph Williams, 66, was found shot to death in his home at 534 Cherry Street in Norristown. His 21-year-old son was also shot during the robbery. An arrest warrant has been issued for Montalvo-Fernandez on charges of First-Degree Murder, Conspiracy, Aggravated Assault, Robbery and related charges, said DA Steele.

Montalvo-Fernandez is described as a Hispanic male, with black hair and brown eyes. He is 5-feet, 7- inches tall and weighs 200 pounds.

"Anyone with information regarding Montalvo-Fernandez's whereabouts is asked to contact Norristown Police at 610-270-0977 or Montgomery County Detectives at 610-278-3368. Or anonymous tips can be texted using MontcoCrimeTips on the STOPit! App."

The free STOPit! App can be downloaded from the App Store for iPhones or on Google Play for Androids, then enter the code: MONTCOPA. All text tips are entirely confidential.

The STOPit! App is described as a complete anonymous reporting offering that uses mobile app for reporting that is integrated with law enforcement and integrates with a 24-hour phone hotline and an incident monitoring service.

The tool can be used by citizens to report suspicious, provide law enforcement with tips, and leads while remaining anonymous.   

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