Mexico To Extradite Man Accused Of Killing UNT College Student

By: AP
By: AP


DALLAS (AP) - Mexico has agreed to extradite a man accused of
killing a University of North Texas college student whose body was
burned.
Dallas County prosecutors say Ernesto Reyes of Denton will not
face execution as a condition of his extradition. Mexico does not
have the death penalty.
Officials say the suspect is expected to be returned to Dallas
by the end of the month.
Melanie Goodwin of Arlington was a 19-year-old sophomore at UNT
when she was abducted in September.
Carrollton police have said surveillance video from a business
near where the remains of the victim were found shows a man
dragging a body from a car and starting a fire.
Reyes was arrested in October as he left a relative's home about
200 miles north of Mexico City.
A friend of Reyes is charged with tampering with evidence.
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