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Suspects wanted in California and Texas handed over from Mexico

Mexico City, Mexico — Two Mexican nationals wanted in U.S. courtrooms have been extradited to the United States. On Sunday, Pedro “R” was one of two sent out of the country to face criminal charges in a California court.

According to the Attorney General of the Republic (FGR), Pedro “R” has been wanted by American authorities since June of 2012 for attempted murder. During an argument with his then-girlfriend, he seriously injured her with a knife.

Pedro “R” was wanted by the Superior Court of California, Orange County. He was located in Chimalhuacán, State of Mexico and detained for extradition purposes to answer for the crimes of attempted murder, injuries, threats and home invasion.

Benito “V” has also been handed over to American officials after being wanted for sexually abusing two minors. Benito “V” was wanted on the sexual assault charges by the District Court for Harris County, Texas. He was arrested in Tamaulipas.