Mexico arrests man on FBI 10 most wanted list
- 23 November 2012
- From the section Latin America & Caribbean
Mexican police say they have captured one of the FBI's top 10 most wanted fugitives, sought on charges of murder, rape and kidnapping.
Joe Luis Saenz, a US national, was held in the western city of Guadalajara.
The 37-year-old is alleged to have shot dead two rival gang members in Los Angeles in 1998 and later that year raped and murdered his ex-girlfriend.
The FBI had been offering up to $100,000 (£62,400) for information leading to his arrest.
Born in California, Mr Saenz also suspected of murdering a fourth victim in Los Angeles County in 2008.
He is believed to have been working for a Mexican drug cartel and had a number of aliases.