$10,000 reward offered for most wanted murderer

KTRK logo
Thursday, July 13, 2017
$10,000 reward offered for most wanted fugitive
EMBED <>More Videos

Authorities are offering a $10,000 reward for one of Texas' most wanted fugitives.

AUSTIN, Texas (KTRK) -- The Texas Department of Public Safety is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of one of Texas' most wanted fugitives.

Authorities say that Jose Fernando Bustos-Diaz, 27, escaped from a Texas Department of Criminal Justice facility in 2010 while serving a 35-year murder sentence. He is believed to have fled across the border into Mexico.

Bustos-Diaz is 5 feet, 8 inches tall and weighs 195 pounds. He has birthmarks on his chest and acne scars on his face. He also has multiple tattoos: a heart on his left hand, the name Vanessa on his left wrist and the name Lizeth on his right wrist.

Anybody with information regarding Bustos-Diaz's whereabouts can submit an anonymous tip by calling the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-252-TIPS (8477) or visiting the DPS website.

So far this year, Texas Crime Stoppers Texas has paid out more than $40,000 in rewards to anonymous tipsters who have lead authorities to fugitives on the run.

RELATED: Meet Texas' most wanted fugitives on the run from justice

Report a typo to the ABC13 staff