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Three suspects - two Mexicans and a U.S. citizen - wanted on sexual abuse and murder charges were extradited to the United States, the Mexican Attorney General’s Office said.
Gabino Vidal Jr. and Alejandro Madrigal, both Mexican citizens, and George Martinez, a U.S. citizen, were handed over by federal law enforcement agents to the U.S. Marshals Service and the FBI, the AG’s office said.
Vidal is wanted by a Kansas court for allegedly sodomizing his 12-year-old stepdaughter on May 19, 2001, the AG’s office said.
He was arrested on Jan. 4 and was held at a Mexico City prison pending extradition to the United States.
Madrigal is wanted for sexual assault in Santa Clara County, California.
He was arrested on March 9 and was held at a Mexico City prison until being cleared for extradition.
Martinez is wanted for first degree murder in Kane County, Illinois.
He was allegedly involved in a gang fight on Oct. 31, 2008, that led to the shooting death of a member of a rival gang.
Martinez was arrested on June 22, 2011, and held at a prison in the Gulf state of Veracruz, the AG’s office said.
The three suspects exhausted their appeals in the extradition process and were ordered sent to the United States, the Attorney General’s Office said.