Hidalgo County – Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office Homicide Investigators have secured an arrest warrant for Everett James Morris, 8-14-68. Morris is being charged for the beating death of Jorge Olivarez, 4-20-62 were body was found on 9-11-13 at 6:00a.m in the area of Military Rd and Cesar Chavez. Morris was last seen in Reynosa on 9-12-13 and is still believed to be out of the country. Morris is an American citizen and had previously done missionary work in Mexico and Central America. Morris has an arrest record of one assault and three DWI’s.
All evidence seized at Morris’ residence located at 1216 Buchanan, Pharr, Texas is still being forensically analyzed for evidentiary value. Olivarez had been a house guest of Morris for a short period of time.
There will be no other information released on this case until Morris is apprehended.
Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office has asked the U.S Marshals’ Fugitive Task Force to assist in finding and arresting Morris.