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For Immediate Release

November 21, 2013 DUSM James Badway, District of New Mexico (505) 938-7550
Mexican Murder Suspect Arrested in New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM – On November 7, 2013, Deputy United States Marshals and Homeland Security Investigators, arrested Mario Jurado-Ariostegui for Murder. Jurado-Ariostegui, a Mexican National, was found to be living in Belen, NM, and was arrested at the request of the Mexican government. Jurado-Ariostegui was wanted for a double homicide he allegedly committed in Chihuahua, Mexico. Jurado-Ariostegui had no legal status in the United States. Homeland Security confirmed that Jurado-Ariostegui is a Mexican citizen and was in violation of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). Jurado-Ariostegui is pending deportation back to Mexico. District of New Mexico, United States Marshal Conrad Candelaria said "Once again our SWIFT members and partner agencies pooled their resources to arrest this dangerous fugitive and continue to keep our communities safe. Our partners in the Republic of Mexico are an additional asset and we are very appreciative of their efforts in extraditing fugitives to face justice in both Mexico and the United States."

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