Police searching for Chandler teen believed to be with murder suspect

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CHANDLER -- The Chandler Police Department is asking for the public's help to locate a missing teen who is believed to be with a man wanted for murder.

Mixarai Zumaia, 16, was last seen Saturday at 10 a.m. at her Chandler home. Maxarai is described as a Hispanic female, 4 feet 11 inches, 110 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a white T-shirt and blue jeans.

According to Chandler police Detective Frank Mendoza, Maxarai is believed to be in the company of Pedro Gaeta, 19, and possibly en route to Mexico, Texas or Oklahoma. Gaeta reportedly has ties to all three possible destinations.

Gaeta is described as a Hispanic male, 5 feet 7 inches, 125 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.

Mendoza said Gaeta has an outstanding warrant from Tulsa, Okla., for first-degree murder.

There is no vehicle description at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact the Chandler Police Department at 480-782-4130.