Around 11:15 a.m. on Monday, April 26th, Lewisville Police Officers were dispatched to the 1000 block of Shadow Wood in Lewisville in reference to a body in the roadway. Upon their arrival, they found the mutilated body of a deceased female, identified as 44 year-old Maria Santos Corona. Lewisville Police are seeking Jose Fernando Corona, a 49 year-old Hispanic male, in connection with the murder. He is believed to have
possibly fled in a 2005 Toyota Sequoia bearing Texas license plate “247-DVH.” 1991 Ford Ranger (2 door) pick-up, gold, bearing Texas license plates AA24004
Reportedly, nearby Lakeland Elementary school was placed on lockdown as police searched for Corona.
If you have information about the crime, or the whereabouts of Jose F. Corona, contact Lewisville Police Department by dialing 9-1-1 or the Lewisville Police Department non-emergency line at (972) 219-3600, the LPD Crime Tip line at (972) 219-8477 (TIPS) or Denton County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-388-TIPS (8477). Callers can remain anonymous and are eligible for a cash reward. Don't try to take the law into your own hands.