One year after Dreyfoos School custodians found murdered on campus, police yet to make arrest

WPB Police say case is still open

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- - One year after two custodians were found shot dead on the campus of the Dreyfoos School of the Arts in West Palm Beach, investigators have yet to make any arrests surrounding the murders.

Ted Orama and Christopher Marshall were both killed in an apparent homicide on June 19, 2013.

West Palm Beach Police have been searching for fellow custodian and person of interest Javier Burgos but have yet to find him.

When asked about the status of the case, West Palm Beach Police spokesperson Captain David Bernhardt said the case is, "still open."

Investigators would not confirm anything about the whereabouts of Burgos.

El Paso Police did confirm a vehicle related to the case was recently discovered.

"On February 4, 2014 at approximately 10:25 a.m. El Paso Police Officers assigned to the El Paso International Airport conducted random checks of vehicles that had been parked in the airport's long term parking for more than 60 days.  During this check the officers learned a vehicle entered into NCIC related to a murder out of Florida was parked in the lot.  Officers seized the vehicle for the Florida authorities.  Any further information would have to come from the handling agency in Florida," wrote Sgt. Christopher Mears in a statement from the El Paso Police.

On Tuesday, the grounds at the school where the murders took place remained silent and still.

The Palm Beach County School District released a statement in reaction to the one year mark of the murders.

"The School District of Palm Beach County continues to provide comfort and support to our students and staff as they remember the lives of our dedicated colleagues," wrote Natalia Powers, district spokesperson.

When asked if authorities were searching in Columbia, the native country of Burgos, the U.S. Marshals office did not return calls for comment.


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