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Eagle Pass Border Patrol Agents Capture Man Wanted for Capital Murder

Release Date: 
January 20, 2012

DEL RIO, TEXAS—On Saturday afternoon, U.S. Border Patrol agents, patrolling a rural highway near Eagle Pass, detained a Mexican national who was found to be in the country illegally.

During processing at Eagle Pass North Station, a check of government databases revealed that the subject, Francisco Arazate-Avalos, 36, was wanted in Harris County on an active warrant for capital murder.

Arazate-Avalos was transferred to the Val Verde County Jail pending extradition to Harris County.

Last modified: 
February 3, 2021