DATE: January 30, 2013 Case #13-0728
TYPE OF INCIDENT: Capital Murder, Felony 1st Degree
DATE/TIME REPORTED: January 10, 2013. 2013 hours
LOCATION: 1401 Harless #1627
Jasmine Gabriella Olivas, DOB 09-17-1992, for the offense of Capital Murder, Capital Felony.
Segundo Ramirez, DOB 07/30/1989, for the offense of Capital Murder, Capital Felony
Two people have been arrested in connection with the death of three year old Omar Frias Jr. On January 10, 2013, at approximately 1900 hours the Odessa Police Department was notified by medical staff from Medical Center Hospital of possible child abuse. At approximately 1451 hours, Omar Frias Jr., date of birth 11/22/2009, had been transported to the hospital by his mother (Olivas) and step father (Ramirez) due to the child being unresponsive. The child was treated by medical staff and then transported to Cooks Children’s Hospital in Fort Worth.
On January 11, 2013, Omar Frias Jr. died while at Cooks Children Hospital. An autopsy was performed by the Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office and based on their findings his death was ruled a homicide. Investigators with the Homicide/Robbery Unit were notified and an investigation ensued.
During the investigation it was determined that Omar Frias Jr., suffered blunt force trauma to his abdomen. Based on information obtained from the preliminary autopsy report, Omar’s medical records, and statements obtained from Olivas and Ramirez’s, investigators sought and obtained a warrant for their arrest. At 1400 hours today, Olivas and Ramirez were taken into custody without incident and both were transported to the Ector County Law Enforcement Center.
Jasmine Gabriella Olivas
Corporal Sherrie Carruth, Communications Officer
Office of the Chief of Police, 432-335-3322