Murder Victim
Allen, South Dakota
October 16, 2017

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The FBI is offering a reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to the arrest of the person(s) responsible for the death of Raymond Charles Waters, Jr.


The Federal Bureau of Investigation is asking for the public's assistance in identifying the individual(s) responsible for the murder of 24-year-old Raymond Charles Waters, Jr., in Allen, South Dakota.


On the morning of October 16, 2017, a residential structure fire was reported at approximately 6:00 a.m. in Allen, South Dakota. The body of Raymond Charles Waters, Jr., was found inside. Subsequent investigation revealed Waters had been deceased prior to the fire. The fire may have have been an act of arson to conceal the crime.

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If you have any information regarding this murder and arson, please contact the FBI's Minneapolis Field Office, Rapid City, South Dakota Resident Agency, at (605) 343-9632.

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