Mexico nabs man on FBI’s 10 most wanted for Chicago killing

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This undated photo shows 37-year-old Fidel Urbina, who was one of the FBI’s 10 most-wanted fugitives. Urbina, now 41, had been on the run since March 1998 before Mexican federal authorities arrested him last September outside the town of Valle de Zaragoza in the Mexican state of Chihuahua, according to the FBI. | FBI photo via AP

MEXICO CITY — Prosecutors in Mexico said they have detained one of the FBI’s 10 most-wanted fugitives, a Mexican citizen sought for kidnapping, rape and homicide charges in Chicago.

The federal attorney general’s office said Thursday that Fidel Urbina was detained on a U.S. extradition warrant in a tiny hamlet named “El Polvo” in a remote part of the border state of Chihuahua.

According to the FBI wanted poster, “Urbina is wanted for allegedly beating and raping a woman in March of 1998.”

“While out on bond, he also allegedly beat, raped and strangled a second woman to death in October of 1998. Her body was later found in the trunk of a vehicle that had been burned.”

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