ICE agents say Des Moines murder suspect from Guatemala used fake name

DES MOINES, Iowa - An Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokesman says the man arrested by Des Moines police following a triple murder was living under an alias in the U.S.

Investigators say Marvin Escobar-Orellana first gave the name Marvin Oswaldo Esquivel-Lopez when questioned by police.

He is now in the custody of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE); the Federal agency says Escobar-Orellana is from Guatemala and has twice been deported from the United States, once in 2010 and again in 2011.

Escobar-Orellana is charged with three counts of first-degree murder in the shooting deaths of 29-year-old Rossibeth Flores-Rodriguez and her two children, 11-year-old daughter Grecia Daniela Alvarado-Flores and her five-year-old son Jose Mejia-Flores.

Des Moines police say they found the bodies in their home in the 1000 block of Day Street late Tuesday night.

Photo of Escobar-Orellana in a Polk County courtroom Thursday by WHO-TV 13.

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