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Three Mexicans extradited to Texas on varying U.S. charges

Mexico City, Mexico — Three Mexican nationals have been extradited to the U.S. to face charges in Texas. According to the State Attorney of the Republic (FGR), all three were wanted on separate incidences in the state.

Benigno “G” was wanted by the District Court of Harris County, Texas, for sexual abuse, qualified sexual assault and of indecency. The charges against him were reportedly committed to the detriment of a minor whom he sexually abused on several occasions between 2004 and 2014. He was arrested in June of this year in the city of San Luis Potosí.

José Luis “R” was handed over to U.S. federal agents Monday and returned to Texas. He was also wanted by the Harris County Court, Texas, but for homicide. In December 1995, he is alleged to have shot and killed a woman. He was arrested in August of 2024 in Alvarado, Veracruz.

Francisco “S” was retured to the U.S. to complete a sentence handed down in a Federal Court for the Southern District of Texas. Francisco “S” was returned to finish the sentence imposed on him of 121 months in prison for the crimes of criminal association and narcotics.

He was arrested in 2007 when he was transporting drugs to distribute in Houston. Subsequently, he was located and detained in the state of Coahuila in August 2021.