Micheal Chukwuebuka, Reporting
MEXICO Police have arrested a couple, who have been on the U.S. Marshals’ Most Wanted List after being on the run for almost two years.
The couple: Edgar Salvador Casian-Gracia, 34, and his 38-year-old partner, Araceli Medina, have been charged with murder and multiple child sex abuse charges in Franklin County, Washington.
Prior to their arrest, the couple had been elevated to the marshals’ 15 Most Wanted in February, 2023, the first time a couple had made the list.
Stonix News gathered that two of Casian-Gracia’s daughters, who were 8 and 3 at that time, were found abandoned in Tijuana, Mexico, in late 2020, both alleged to be showing signs of severe physical and sexual abuse.
During investigations, it was believed that the couple were abusing and trafficking their children.
Casian-Gracia and his girlfriend were also wanted for questioning in the murder of the girls’ brother, 7, who, according to the Marshals Service, was tortured to death in Washington state.
His body was found in rural Washington in February 2022.
Mexico operatives, upon an intelligence on the couple’s whereabout, stormed their hideout and rescued five children