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Two Mexicans wanted for murders on American soil extradited

Mexico City, Mexico — The Attorney General’s Office (FGR) of the Republic has extradited two Mexican nationals to the Government of the U.S.

José “G”, of Mexican nationality, was detained in Tecomán, Colima, on an arrest warrant in the state of Oklahoma. The FGR says José “G” was wanted in a Tulsa Country court on charges of first degree murder. He is accused of murdering his wife by shooting her to death in 2017.

Pedro “R”, also Mexican, was required by the Supreme Court of the State of New York, Bronx County, on murder and attempted murder. In their statement, the FGR reported that in 2002, Pedro “R” was identified as a gang leader.

He is accused of ordereding the attack on a member of a rival gang which caused the death of a minor and injuries to an adult male due to gunshot wounds. Pedro “R” was arrested by Mexican authorities in Tlalmanalco, State of Mexico.

He was arrested on an outstanding warrant issued by the state of New York for homicide, attempted homicide, injuries and second-degree unlawful possession of a weapon.