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Border Patrol arrests man wanted for rape, murder

TUCSON, Ariz. - The U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested a wanted man for rape and murder along with two others after illegally crossing the border.

Tucson Sector agents apprehended three men after illegally crossing into the United States through a mountainous area outside Nogales, reported the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP).

Record checks revealed one the men, Juan Francisco Espinosa-Burgos, was wanted in Oregon City, Oregon for rape. 

According to CBP, Espinosa-Burgos is also wanted in Mexico for homicide.

All three men will be processed for immigration violations.

Espinosa-Burgos will be handed over to Mexican law enforcement authorities following his extradition to Oregon for adjudication of his alleged crimes in the U.S.


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