TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) –
The man authorities believe fatally shot Border Patrol agent Brian A. Terry in 2010 has been extradited to the U.S.
Heraclio Osorio-Arellanes, is charged with the first-degree murder of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry, he was extradited from Mexico to the United States on Tuesday, July 31, announced Attorney General Jeff Sessions and U.S. Attorney Adam Braverman for the Southern District of California.
He will be arraigned in U.S. District Court in Tucson, Arizona, Wednesday afternoon. Osorio-Arellanes has been in custody awaiting extradition since his arrest by Mexican authorities on April 12, 2017.
“The Department of Justice is pleased that the suspected killer of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry has been successfully extradited to the United States and will now face justice for this terrible crime,” said Attorney General Jeff Sessions in a recent news release. “We are grateful for the efforts of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Marshals Service and U.S. Customs and Border Protection as well as our law enforcement partners in Mexico. To anyone who would take the life of an American citizen, in particular an American law enforcement officer, this action sends a clear message: Working closely with our international partners, we will hunt you down, we will find you, and we will bring you to justice.” MORE