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CBP in Los Angeles Captures Man Sought in Child's Death

Release Date: 
January 19, 2011

Los Angeles - On Jan. 19, at approximately 4:38 p.m., U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Los Angeles International Airport arrested Jose Tulio Deras Aguirre as he arrived from Mexico City, Mexico. Deras is accused of killing his 10-month old daughter during a confrontation with his wife last Saturday in South Gate, Calif.

The Salvadoran national arrived escorted by Mexican Immigration officials. Deras was met planeside by CBP officers who processed and arrested him. Deras was subsequently turned over to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

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February 3, 2021