Photos: FBI's updated Ten Most Wanted list -- and the Colorado crime on it
EDWIN ERNESTO RIVERA GRACIAS
Unlawful Flight to Avoid Prosecution -- First Degree Murder
REWARD: The FBI is offering a reward of up to $100,000 for information leading directly to the arrest of Edwin Ernesto Rivera Gracias.
Edwin Ernesto Rivera Gracias is wanted for the murder of a long-time family acquaintance of his girlfriend. The 69-year-old victim was found brutally beaten, stabbed, and dumped in the mountains of Jefferson County, Colorado. The crime took place on August 17, 2011.
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.
More from our Colorado Crimes archive circa 2010: "FBI Denver's most wanted criminals: A photo gallery."