A Chicago man police say ordered the killing and burning of a 15-year-old boy after he refused to flash a gang sign in 2009 was arrested last Saturday in Guadalajara after eight years on the run, the FBI announced Sunday.
Luis Macedo was picked up without incident by Mexican immigration agents and was deported the next day. Macedo was added to the FBI’s “Ten Most Wanted Fugitives” list last year. A US$100,000 reward for information leading to his arrest was offered.
At a bond hearing Wednesday in Cook County, Chicago, Assistant Public Defender Chandra Smith said Macedo, now 29, started a new life in Mexico, working at variety of jobs and raising three children.