Ashe County Sheriff Phil Howell is asking for assistance in locating a vehicle related to an endangered persons case and homicide case out of Alexander County. reports Maria Calderon Martinez was last seen in the Sugar Loaf community of Alexander County June 14th.

According to the report there was a fire at her home June 15th and the bodies of her children were found. Aviliez Areli Aguirre has been charged by Alexander Sheriff's Office with two counts of murder in connection to the bodies found in the Sugar Loaf home.

Juan Carlos Mendez-Pena and Luis Fernando Sanchez were also last seen June 14th, and Mendez-Pena reportedly drives the vehicle, a dark blue 2009 Chevy Silverado four door, with NC tag PFC-9029.

The vehicle may be abandoned or hidden somewhere in Ashe County.

Anyone with information on this vehicle is urged to call the Ashe Sheriff's office 336-846-5600.