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Alvin Rodriguez-Moya Convicted for 2005 Murder and Attempted Murder

December 13, 2017

(ANCHORAGE, Alaska) December 6, 2017, an Anchorage jury found Alvin Rodriguez-Moya guilty of murdering Paolo Grassi and attempting to murder Juana Garcia-Jimenez in May of 2015. According to Assistant District Attorney Andrew Grannik, who prosecuted the case, the jury found Rodriguez-Moya guilty of Murder in the First Degree, Murder in the Second Degree, Attempted Murder in the First Degree and other charged counts.

On May 3, 2015 at about 3:25am, Alvin Rodriguez-Moya, after seeing his ex-girlfriend Juana Garcia-Jimenez sitting next to her new boyfriend Paolo Grassi in her living room, broke into her home through the back window. Rodriguez-Moya proceeded to stab Juana Garcia-Jimenez four times, twice in the stomach area and twice in the back. When Garcia-Jimenez retreated into the back bedroom, Rodriguez-Moya attacked and killed Paolo Grassi by stabbing and cutting him all over his head and body over 30 times. Mr. Grassi was declared dead at the scene.

Superior Court Judge Michael Wolverton presided over the trial and scheduled sentencing for April 26, 2018. Alvin Rodriguez-Jimenez faces life in prison.

CONTACT: Assistant District Attorney Andrew Grannik at (907) 269-6300 or  andrew.grannik@alaska.gov. More information about the Anchorage District Attorney’s Office is available at http://www.law.alaska.gov/department/criminal/adao.html.

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