- Associated Press - Thursday, January 22, 2015

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) - A man accused in the 2006 killing of a woman in New Mexico has been extradited from Mexico.

U.S. marshals booked Eduardo Estrada-Garcia into a Dona Ana County jail Thursday after the state attorney general’s office coordinated his transfer.

Estrada-Garcia is accused in the death of Emely Corina Howard-Ianni of El Paso, Texas.

Authorities say the 31-year-old’s body was found near a highway in Chaparral in November 2006.

Estrada-Garcia was arrested last June in Baja California, Mexico after local authorities received a tip. A Dona Ana County grand jury later indicted him on a murder charge. He was one of the state’s most-wanted fugitives by the New Mexico district of the U.S. Marshals Service.



The United States’ extradition treaty with Mexico allows extraditions of violent offenders or child predators.

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