Monsters Among Us: Mario “Risita” Tauro Coto killed Pedro Luis Machado and Alberto Ramirez over a bad drug deal; Finally found again in 1981, sentenced to life in prison, but escaped again in 1984; Finally found again in 2014

Victims
Pedro Luis Machado, 30
Alberto Ramirez, 25

Escape prompts tightened security
Mario Tauro Coto FBI Wanted Poster
Mario Tauro Coto v State of Florida 2017 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
Mario Tauro Coto v State of Florida 2019 (conviction and sentence affirmed)

Books
Murderers Among Us: Unsolved Homicides, Mysterious Deaths and Killers at Large

Movies/Documentaries
America’s Most Wanted: America Fights Back: Mario Coto

INMATE INFORMATION

DC Number: 820861
Name: COTO, MARIO T
Race: WHITE
Sex: MALE
Birth Date: 05/05/1948
Initial Receipt Date: 04/28/1981
Current Facility: COLUMBIA ANNEX
Current Custody: CLOSE
Current Release Date: SENTENCED TO LIFE
Scheduled Release Date: 10/02/2054

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