Sunday afternoon, the body of a man was found in the Montana Vista area. El Paso Sheriff's deputies identified the man as 16-year-old Michael Anthony Tapia. They are asking the public's help in finding whomever is responsible for this murder. If you have any information, you are asked to call the Sheriff's office at 546-2280.

His mother, identified as Johanna Ochoterena, posted this status on her Facebook page on February 1st:

To the murderers that took my sons life, I pray mercy on you now. God is a good God. My son is with our Lord now, and I know he is ok and home. Justice will be served!!

Posted by Johanna Ochoterena on Monday, February 1, 2016

This morning, she posted this status. It's not known if there has been a break in the case, but if you have any information, please share it with the Sheriff's office.

Thank you father God!!!!!!!! I trusted you to expose the savages that took my baby's life and you are faithful Lord you...

Posted by Johanna Ochoterena on Wednesday, February 3, 2016