Arrest warrant provides details in brutal killing of Jose Ray Riojas Sr.

Published 12:14 am Tuesday, February 11, 2020

An arrest warrant describes the moments before and during the fatal shooting of a Port Arthur father, indicating two people contributed to the killing.

The deceased, 35-year-old Jose Ray Riojas Sr., was at his home in the 4500 block of Sunken Court on Jan. 22 when two men approached on foot. They knocked on the door and one of the men pushed it with his right shoulder. Riojas eventually opened the door and seconds later one of the suspects, according to police, Larnell Mosley, 32, raised a handgun and began firing at the victim, an arrest warrant indicates.

Larnell Mosley

That’s when the second suspect, the warrant says, Jeremy Roy, 30, walked up to Riojas and fired his gun in Riojas’ direction. The two men fled on foot to their vehicle, which was nearby, and left.

Jeremy Roy

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Port Arthur police obtained surveillance video that reportedly showed a light colored Lincoln Navigator passing by the residence. Witnesses confirmed this was the same vehicle parked near the residence.

Port Arthur police arrested Mosley and Roy approximately 24 hours after the killing. Police did not specify where the men were located when arrested.

Both men are being held at the Jefferson County Correctional Facility, where bond is set at $750,000 for each man.

Riojas was a supervisor for a chemical plant, founded 409 Boyz Production and was a DJ on the weekends, according to his obituary information.

He left behind a wife and five children and was laid to rest on Jan. 27.