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Rio Grande Valley Agents Arrest Convicted Murderer While Attempting to Enter U.S. Illegally

Release Date: 
December 30, 2014

HIDALGO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Weslaco Station arrested a convicted murderer on Dec. 28, who was attempting to illegally enter the United States.

The man, who is a Mexican national, was part of a group of seven illegal immigrants arrested near Hidalgo. During processing it was discovered that he had a prior murder conviction in Hidalgo County.

The man will be processed accordingly and referred for prosecution.

To report suspicious activity, call the Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol Sector’s toll-free telephone number at 1-800-863-9382.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017