Sunday, January 24, 2010

Fugitive In Mexico Murder Caught In Minnesota

A fugitive wanted in connection with a murder in Mexico has been captured by federal officials in Minnesota. The U.S. Attorney's Office and U.S. Marshals Service announced that Abizahi Dominguez Rios was arrested a day earlier at his Burnsville residence. He made his first appearance Friday in federal court and was ordered held pending an extradition hearing.Authorities say Rios is a Mexican national charged in connection with the murder of his cousin. He's accused of aiding the Aug. 23, 2008 murder of Juan Dominguez Moctezuma. Authorities say Rios and his brother allegedly challenged Moctezuma to a fight. Rios' brother allegedly beat Moctezuma with an object and stabbed him.