Man charged in daughter’s death extradited to Georgia
by Associated Press Wire
January 18, 2013 10:45 AM | 494 views | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend | print
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a fugitive has been returned from Mexico to metro Atlanta to face charges in the death of his 2-year-old daughter.

The FBI says 28-year-old Christian Vasquez was extradited to Gwinnett County from Mexico City Thursday. He had been arrested in July by Mexican law enforcement officers in the town of Puebla.

Authorities say Vasquez’s daughter died after he hit her with something, and he then hid her body in the attic of their Lawrenceville home.

Investigators seeking to arrest him learned that he had likely fled to Mexico.

A Gwinnett County grand jury indicted him in August 2008 on charges of murder, felony murder, aggravated assault and cruelty to children.

Vasquez was being held in the Gwinnett County Jail. It wasn’t immediately clear whether he had a lawyer.

Comments
(0)
Comments-icon Post a Comment
No Comments Yet
*We welcome your comments on the stories and issues of the day and seek to provide a forum for the community to voice opinions. All comments are subject to moderator approval before being made visible on the website but are not edited. The use of profanity, obscene and vulgar language, hate speech, and racial slurs is strictly prohibited. Advertisements, promotions, and spam will also be rejected. Please read our terms of service for full guides