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Two sent to Texas to face criminal charges for murder and robbery

Mexico City, Mexico — Two Mexican nationals have been handed over to authorities in Texas to face criminal charges. On Wednesday, the Attorney General of the Republic (FGR) extradited the pair to the United States to face separate charges.

José Luis “M” was summoned by the District Court 177 of Harris County, Texas, for the crime of homicide. In September 2005, he is alleged to have killed his girlfriend in the apartment they shared in Houston.

José Luis “M” was located and arrested in Cañitas de Felipe Pescador, Zacatecas and held until his Wednesday extradition to the U.S. from the Mexico City International Airport.

Juan Carlos “V” was wanted by the Federal District Court of the Southern District of Texas for the crime of bank robbery. In 2018, he is alleged to have entered a banking institution in Texas and demanded that an employee deposit $80,000 into his account.

Juana Carlos “V” is said to have arrived with a handwritten note that he presented the bank employee in which he threatened to kill his family if he did not comply with the order.

He was located and subsequently arrested in the Mexican city of Naucalpan, State of Mexico, and also extradited from Mexico City.