Crime

Most Wanted: David Cecilio Soto, Murder

David Cecilio Soto
David Cecilio Soto

NAME: David Cecilio Soto

CHARGE: Murder

DESCRIPTION: 27 years old, black hair, brown eyes

THE CASE: Soto is wanted by Modesto police on suspicion of murder in the May 30, 2016, shooting of 13-year-old Brisa Covarrubias outside her west Modesto home. Investigators say Soto is a Sureño street gang member.

NOTES: Five other people have been arrested and criminally charged in this case. Authorities believe the shooting was gang-related, but the girl was not the intended target.

REPORT A TIP: Police ask anyone with information about Soto’s whereabouts to call Crime Stoppers at 209-521-4636. Tipsters can email through the Crime Stoppers website, stancrimetips.org. Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward.

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