INCREASED REWARD ANNOUNCED: Fugitive wanted for Murder - John Marcos Araniva

By: Houston Crime Stoppers
| Published 11/16/2023


HOUSTON, TX -- Crime Stoppers and the Houston Police Department’s Homicide Division need the public's assistance locating fugitive John Marcos Araniva, who is wanted for Murder.

Araniva is wanted for a February 23, 2022 murder. The murder took place in the 300 block of Rosamond Street in Houston, Texas. Police say Araniva shot and killed the victim the fled westbound on Rosamond Street.

Crime Stoppers of Houston is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information that leads to the arrest of this fugitive. Araniva has open warrants for this Murder, Tampering w/Evidence and a 2020 Theft charge.

John Marcos Araniva is a white male, 20 years old, approximately 5'04”, 165 lbs., with brown eyes and black hair.

Crime Stoppers may pay up to $10,000 for information leading to the charging and/or arrest of the suspect(s) in this case. Information may be reported by calling 713-222-TIPS (8477), submitted online at or through the Crime Stoppers mobile app. Only tips and calls DIRECTLY TO Crime Stoppers are anonymous and eligible for a cash reward.

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