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Mexico Is No Longer Outlaw Central

Treaty with US is working, but bars death penalty

(Newser) - It's getting harder for US crooks to hide out in Mexico—as Cpl. Cesar Laurean would no doubt attest, Patrick J. Lyons blogs in the New York Times. In fact, Mexico and Washington have extradited dozens of suspects every year since an old treaty was improved in 1995. But the... More »

Fugitive Marine Captured in Mexico

He's charged in the murder of pregnant fellow Marine in NC

(Newser) - The FBI says it has arrested a fugitive Marine sought in the murder of a pregnant fellow Marine in North Carolina, the AP reports. Authorities say they arrested Cpl. Cesar Laurean in Mexico, where he fled in January. He is charged with killing Lance Cpl. Maria Lauterbach, whose burned remains,... More »

Pregnant Marine's Neck Wound Likely Post-Mortem

Killer may have made cut to fit suicide story

(Newser) - A neck wound on the pregnant Marine slain earlier this year was probably made after death, pointing to faked evidence in her murder, CNN reports. The main suspect in the case, Cesar Laurean, said Maria Lauterbach, 20, slit her own throat, but the surface cut may have been made by... More »

Hundreds Mourn Slain Marine at Ohio Funeral

Slain woman had 'strong spirit'

(Newser) - Hundreds of family members and friends gathered near Dayton, Ohio, today for the funeral of Lance Cpl. Maria Lauterbach, the pregnant Marine murdered in North Carolina in December. Marines carried her casket; a smaller one held the body of her unborn child, Gabriel. Some 200 members of a group called... More »

NC Indicts Fugitive Marine

Prosecutor won't seek death penalty if Laurean found in native Mexico

(Newser) - The fugitive wanted for the death of pregnant Marine Maria Lauterbach was indicted today by a North Carolina grand jury, CNN reports. In addition to first-degree murder, fellow Marine Cesar Laurean was indicted on charges of ATM card theft, fraud, and robbery. A second autopsy’s preliminary findings suggest that... More »

Marine Caught on Tape Buying 'Death Supplies'

Wheelbarrow may have been used to move body: cops

(Newser) - The suspect in the murder of a pregnant Marine was caught on a store video buying a wheelbarrow and paint—supplies police speculate he used to dispose of her body and cover up blood from her murder. Cesar Armando Laurean is now on the lam in Mexico, investigators believe. Laurean... More »

Wanted Marine May Be in Mexico: FBI

Laurean wrote wife that pregnant colleague committed suicide

(Newser) - The Marine charged in North Carolina with the murder of a pregnant colleague might have fled to his native Mexico, the FBI said today. US officials have teamed with Mexican authorities to catch Cpl. Cesar Laurean, who wrote a letter to wife claiming he buried Lance Cpl. Maria Lauterbach’s... More »

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