Border stop leads to arrest of convicted murderer

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LUKEVILLE - The following is a press release from U.S. Customs and Border Protection:

Border Patrol Agents assigned to the Ajo Station apprehended a vehicle carrying eleven illegal aliens on Highway 85 near Lukeville, Arizona.

Among the eleven individuals was an illegal alien who was convicted of Second Degree Murder with the use of a weapon in California.

The conviction was revealed after his biographical information was verified through the Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System (IAFIS).

The illegal alien received a sentence of 16 years to life for the murder.