Suspect in Porn Star's Murder Nailed in Mexico
Emily Sander, 18, found dead in roadside ditch last month in Kansas
By Matt Cantor,  Newser User
Posted Dec 19, 2007 3:13 PM CST
A diver searches the Walnut River in El Dorado, Kan. for missing 18-year-old Emily Sander, Nov. 28, 2007. Sander was last seen leaving a bar in El Dorado, about 30 miles from Wichita, with a man identified...   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – The suspected killer of community-college student and internet porn star Emily Sander, 18, was arrested today in Mexico, the Wichita Eagle reports. Israel Mireles, 24, is being held in Melchor Muzquiz until he is extradited, the AP reports. Sander turned up dead along a Kansas road after reportedly leaving an El Dorado bar with Mireles on Nov. 24.

Mireles was born in Mexico and has relatives there, the AP reports. He became a prime suspect when police found blood in his motel room, which was missing a bedspread later found with Sander’s body. Mireles reportedly fled to Mexico with his 16-year-old pregnant girlfriend; authorities gave no information on her other than that she was alive.