ATLANTA (AP) -- A Mexican man wanted for murder in his home country has been turned over to Mexican law enforcement officers after his arrest in Georgia.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said Friday 32-year-old Alfredo Montalvo-Coreno was arrested in January by police in Fayette County on a charge of driving without a license. When his fingerprints were submitted to ICE, it was determined he was the subject of an Interpol warrant for a killing in Mexico in 2002.
ICE took custody of Montalvo-Coreno last month and flew him to Texas Thursday to be turned over to Mexican authorities at a border crossing point.
Since Oct. 1, 2009, ICE says its Enforcement and Removal Operations division has deported more than 455 foreign fugitives who were sought in their home countries for serious crimes.