Officers received a call around 11 a.m. from a child who said he was unable to awaken his mother, Escondido police Lt. Neal Griffin said.
Investigators determined Montalvo was a victim of homicide and named her husband Jesus “Tony” Flores Hernandez, 46, as the murder suspect, said Griffin, who would not disclose what led them to that conclusion.
Hernandez is a Hispanic man with black collar length hair and brown eyes. He’s 5-feet, 6-inches tall and weighs 150 pounds. Police said he drivers a 2004 tan GMC Canyon pick-up truck with CA-license plate 7D60443.
Anyone with information about his location should call 911. An anonymous tipsters should call 760-743-8477.