LORDSBURG, N.M. — A man wanted in connection with a 1980 homicide in Omaha was arrested by U.S. Border Patrol agents as he was trying to cross from Mexico along the New Mexico border.
The Border Patrol announced Monday that agents arrested Mexican citizen Oscar Rosario Hernandez last week in a remote area of southwestern New Mexico.
A check revealed that Hernandez, 51, had an outstanding warrant in connection with the Omaha homicide. Hernandez was taken to the Luna County Jail, where he awaits extradition to Nebraska to face the charges.
Authorities said he will also be charged with illegal entry into the country. — AP