Wichita murder suspect arrested at Mexican border

February 22, 2017 - 2:20 pm
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WICHITA, Kan.  -  A man, suspected in a ten-year-old murder case has been arrested.

The Sedgwick County Sheriff's office in a news release said Rogelio Reyes, 29, was arrested Tuesday by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers as he was entering the U.S. at an international border crossing in El Passo, Texas.

Reyes, one of the Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office’s Top Ten Most Wanted, was wanted by the Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office for First Degree Murder in connection to a 2007 Wichita Police Department homicide case.   He's suspected in the killing of Avelino Galvez, who was shot and killed outside a QuikTrip at Lincoln and Hydraulic in September 2007.

Reyes is a U.S. citizen who was living in Nuevo Casas Grandes, Chihuahua, Mexico. Reyes was turned over to the El Paso Police Department and is awaiting extradition.
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