Murder suspect arrested at border
Andre Arriaga-Preciado suspected in LA death
Last Updated: 325 days ago
SAN DIEGO - Federal agents staffing the Otay Mesa Port of Entry Tuesday arrested a man wanted on suspicion of murder in Los Angeles County.
A computer check revealed that 37-year-old Andre Arriaga-Preciado, who entered the border station on foot about 4:45 a.m., was a fugitive homicide suspect out of Norwalk, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials.
Arriaga-Preciado was booked into jail on $1.7 million bail pending extradition back to the Los Angeles area.
Details about the slaying allegedly committed by the suspect were not immediately available.
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