Man wanted for murder after body found in burning truck

Marie Rivera // McAllen PD

Authorities are asking the public TMs help as a murder warrant for a man was issued after authorities found a body in a burning truck.

McAllen police said they are looking for Anthony Joe Cortina, who is linked to the death of Ryan Tyler Sewall.

Investigators issued a murder warrant for 28-year-old Cortina.

Authorities say Cortina is associated with the Texas Chicano Brotherhood Gang and is considered armed and dangerous.

Cortina has tattoos on each cheek on his face and neck.

Marie Rivera was also involved in this incident as a person of interest.

Police are still looking for Rivera at this time.

Sewall TMs body was found in a truck on the 3500 block of North McColl Road early Monday morning after firefighters were called to put out the fire he was in.

It's not clear how the 26-year-old died or how the truck caught on fire but police believe he was involved some sort of issue with the owner of the truck. Witnesses said the truck had been in the parking lot for several days.

Police are asking for any information on Cortina, and is asked to call the McAllen Police Department at 956-681-2234 or McAllen Crime Stoppers at 956-687-TIPS (956-687-8477).

If the information leads to arrest, you may be eligible for a cash reward.