Wanted in Connection With Two LA-Area Muders, Jose Luis Saenz Arrested in Mexico

Friday, Nov 23, 2012  |  Updated 11:47 PM PDT
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Mexican federal police said they've arrested one of the FBI's most-wanted fugitives, a Los Angeles man sought on charges of murder, kidnapping and rape. Janet Kwak reports for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m. on Nov. 23, 2012.

Mexican federal police said they've arrested one of the FBI's most-wanted fugitives, a Los Angeles man sought on charges of murder, kidnapping and rape. Janet Kwak reports for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m. on Nov. 23, 2012.

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Mexican federal police said they've arrested one of the FBI's most-wanted fugitives, a Los Angeles man sought on charges of murder, kidnapping and rape.

The federal police agency said Jose Luis Saenz, who is about 37, was taken into custody in the western city of Guadalajara on Friday. Mexican officials expect extradition proceedings to begin in the coming days.

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The FBI says Saenz is accused of fatally shooting two rival gang members in Los Angeles in July 1998 and of kidnapped, raping and murdering his girlfriend less than two weeks later. He is accused of a fourth murder in Los Angeles County in October 2008.

There was a reward of up to $100,000 for information leading tohis arrest.

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