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'I Know Where You Stay': Boss Dies After Opening Door, Finding Fired Employee Armed with Gun

Source: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office; MEGA

May 8 2024, Published 12:05 p.m. ET

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A man got into a fight with his supervisor after he was fired from a Texas port. Then he went to his boss’s house and shot him dead.

He is now spending decades behind bars.

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A jury in Texas sentenced Larnell Jray Mosely to 60 years in prison for the murder of 35-year-old Jose Ray Riojas. The victim was shot and killed in 2020 in the Beaumont, Texas, area, according to the Port Arthur News.

Mosley and another man went to Riojas’ home on Jan. 22, 2020, according to the report. When the victim opened the door, Mosley raised a gun and started shooting. The two suspects then fled the scene.

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The other suspect in the case, Jeremy Roy, recently was sentenced to serve 30 years behind bars after pleading guilty in the shooting, according to the Port Arthur News.


Mosley and Riojas worked at the same port and prosecutors said there was a confrontation at the port the day Mosley was fired, according to KBMT. The suspect allegedly told Riojas, “I know where you stay, I’ll be there today.”

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Riojas reported the incident to a port officer, court testimony shows.

Later, the suspects went to the victim’s house. Investigators said that when Riojas opened the door, the two suspects forced their way inside. Within seconds, Mosely fired the first shot and then Roy fired at least one shot.

The two stole a gun and then fled the area, according to KBMT.


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