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Active American soldier wanted for murder of Mexican girlfriend extradited from U.S.

Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua — An American man wanted in Mexico for the 2023 murder of a Mexican woman has been extradited from the U.S. Mexican authorities received Saúl “L”, an active U.S. military officer, for the alleged murder of his teenaged girlfriend.

Last week, the Government of the United States granted the extradition of the requested person to the Government of Mexico. Saúl “L” landed on Mexican soil Tuesday after being handed over at the Stanton International Bridge, which connects El Paso, Texas with Ciudad Juárez.

The Fort Bliss soldier will face charges for the 2023 death of his 19-year-old girlfriend Aylen “M” in Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua.

According to Mexican Officials, Aylen’s body was found on April 7, 2023, at an intersection in Juarez with gunshot wounds to her head and stomach.

Active American soldier Saúl “L” is facing charges for the 2023 murder of his 19 year old Mexican girlfriend. Photo: AEI February 20, 2024.

Saúl “L” was wanted by the First Instance Criminal Accusation of the Bravos Judicial District in Chihuahua, for his probable responsibility in the crime of feminicide with aggravated penalty, the State Attorney General of the Republic (FGR) reported in a statement Saturday.