Man wanted for capital murder in San Antonio, captured in Mexico

Alejandro Almendarez-Hurtado was allegedly involved in a deadly 2016 home invasion robbery

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A man wanted for capital murder in San Antonio for his alleged involvement in a deadly 2016 home invasion, has been captured in Mexico, according to a press release by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Alejandro Almendarez-Hurtado, 22, was captured by Mexican authorities in Piedras Negras, Coahuila and released to U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials at the international bridge in Eagle Pass, the FBI released said.

Almendarez-Hurtado is being held at the Maverick County jail awaiting transport to Bexar County.

Almendarez-Hurtado and several others are accused of storming a home in the 100 block of South San Eduardo in August of 2016. Enrique Gutierrez, Sr. was shot and killed, and a second person was injured during the robbery.


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