JEFFERSON COUNTY - The FBI is offering a reward of up to $100,000 for information leading directly to the arrest of Edwin Ernesto Rivera Gracias.
Rivera Gracias is wanted for the murder of a long-time family acquaintance of his girlfriend. The 69-year-old victim named Richard Limon was found beaten, stabbed and dumped in the mountains of Jefferson County. The crime took place on Aug. 17, 2011. According to Jefferson County, Rivera Gracias was the boyfriend of Nena Moya and was the father of her child. They lived in a house with Tina Moya and Raul Nunez-Soto for a time. Nunez-Soto, Moya and Gracias all fled after the murder investigation began.
Nunez-Soto helped Rivera Gracias kill Limon. Nunez-Soto pleaded guilty to murder in September 2012.
Tina Moya was technically married to Limon at the time of the murder. However, she lived with Nunez-Soto who was her boyfriend. Tina Moya accused Limon of sexually-assaulting her daughter. She admitted to coaxing Rivera Gracias and Nunez-Soto into killing Limon. She helped them clean up after the murder also. She pleaded to murder in October 2012.
Nena Moya was at the house when Limon was killed. She helped clean up after the murder also. She pleaded to accessory previously.
Rivera Gracias is facing first-degree murder and unlawful flight to avoid prosecution charges.
Rivera Gracias is believed to be in El Salvador and may have a Salvadoran identification that says Edwin Rivera. He may also attempt to travel to the United States using fraudulent documents.
He is a member of the La Mara Salvatrucha gang (MS-13). Rivera Gracias has ties to other gang members who are located in Colorado; Los Angeles, California; and El Salvador. Rivera Gracias may also visit Mexico and Guatemala.
The FBI's Most Wanted program has been around for more than 60 years.
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