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Mexican man returned to Illinois to face sexual assault charges

Mexico City, Mexico — A man wanted on sexual assault charges has been sent back to the state of Illinois. On Friday, the Attorney General’s Office (FGR) of the Republic announced the extradition of José “H”.

According to the FGR, “in compliance with the Extradition Treaty signed between Mexico and the United States, the Attorney General’s Office of the Republic extradited a man of Mexican nationality required by the Cook County Circuit Court in the State of Illinois, for the crimes of criminal sexual assault and aggravated sexual abuse.”

José “H” will face charges in Illinois for allegedly sexually abusing a minor female in June of 2016. The accused was located and arrested in February of this year in Tlajomulco de Zúñiga, in the Mexican state of Jalisco, for which the Government of Mexico granted extradition to the Government of the United States.

The delivery was made at the International Airport of Mexico City (AICM), to the U.S. agents designated for his transfer to that country.