Edwin Ernesto Rivera Gracias


March 14, 2013

An alleged murderer with ties to a violent gang is the newest addition to the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted list.


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Mollie Halpern: An alleged murderer with ties to a violent gang is the newest addition to the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted list.

A reward of up to $100,000 is available for information leading directly to the arrest of Edwin Ernesto Rivera Gracias.

Russell W. Humphrey: Rivera Gracias claims gang affiliation with MS-13, well known internationally as a violent street gang.

Halpern: I’m Mollie Halpern, and this is Wanted by the FBI. Rivera Gracias is wanted for murdering Richard Limon in his Colorado home in August of 2011. He duct-taped his victim’s mouth and nose and then beat him. When Limon didn’t die, Rivera Gracias got a six-inch knife from the victim’s kitchen. Case Agent Russell Humphrey…

Humphrey: He stabbed Limon about nine times in his torso. The victim died after a final stab to the heart.

Halpern: Rivera Gracias has ties to Colorado, his native country of El Salvador, and Los Angeles.

Humphrey: Rivera Gracias has a tattoo of “LA” on his right forearm, and the spelling of “Maria” on his left chest.

Halpern: For photos, visit www.fbi.gov. If you have information on this case, leave a tip at 1-800-CALL-FBI.

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