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FBI add Las Vegas murder suspect added to top 10 most wanted list

November 14, 2017  |  Posted by: JammedUp Staff
FBI add Las Vegas murder suspect added to top  10 most wanted list

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FBI adds fugitive murder suspect Jesus Roberto Munguia to most wanted list.

FOX5 Vegas – KVVU

Fugitive Jesus Roberto Munguia, who is wanted for the 2008 murder of a mother in Las Vegas was added to the FBI’s Top 10 most wanted list on Monday.

The FBI’s announcement came amid pleas for justice from tearful relatives of the mother of four he is accused of killing when she tried to leave him.

“This has been a horrible crime,” Assistant Clark County Sheriff Tom Roberts said of the beating and asphyxiation death of 29-year-old Sherryl Sacueza.

FBI agent in charge in Nevada, Aaron Rouse, announced a $100,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of Jesus Roberto Munguia.

The body of Sacueza was discovered on July 2nd, 2008, in the bloody back seat of an SUV parked at the couple had shared with their four children, according to KVVU.

Authorities said the victim was found with her hands bound, skull fractured, and vehicle jumper cables wrapped around her neck and the vehicle seat headrest.

Medical examiners ruled asphyxiation as the cause of death.

The now 41-year-old Munguia, was named as the chief suspect in a local murder warrant and a federal arrest warrant.

Authorities failed t locate the murder suspect during searches in Southern California, where he was born in Torrance, and in Bakersfield, where had family.

“No child ever deserves to go through what my father made us go through,” said Dysabel Munguia, now 21 and living in Southern California with her family. She tearfully recalled the night she last saw her mother and the next morning when her mother was missing. She declined to provide her hometown.

“The hardest thing about the situation is not being able to see my mom, and knowing that he’s still out there,” the daughter said. “It’s been almost 10 years and justice needs to be served. We need closure.”

Noema Gonzalez, the mother of Sacueza says she believes Jesus Munguia is living somewhere under a new identity.

Retired Las Vegas police Detective Jeff Rosgen, who continues to investigate the case, told The Associated Press he believes Munguia fled to Mexico but didn’t know exactly where.

The FBI said that at the time of the slaying that Munguia was a documented member of a Los Angeles-area street gang, Tepa 13, with deep ties in Jalisco, Mexico.

His elevation to the 10 most-wanted list came after the arrest in August of 29-year-old Luis Macedo in the Mexican city of Guadalajara. Macedo had been sought in the Chicago area in a 2009 beating, shooting and burning of a 15-year-old by several alleged Latin Kings street gang members.

Munguia becomes the sixth federal fugitive from Las Vegas named to the Top 10 list since 1950, according to the FBI.

To date, authorities have arrested ten fugitives in the Las Vegas area.

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