Alleged boy hit man in Mexico is a US citizen
MEXICO CITY (AP) - U.S. officials say an alleged 14-year-old
drug gang killer in Mexico is a U.S. citizen.
U.S. Embassy spokesman Alexander Featherstone says U.S.
authorities have also confirmed his 19-year-old sister is an
American citizen. He says embassy officials have visited both in
A birth certificate shows the boy was born in San Diego. Earlier
this week, there was no record of him in county files.
The boy and his sister were arrested last week as they tried to
board a plane to Tijuana in an airport near Cuernavaca south of
Mexico City. A 23-year-old sister who drove them to the airport was
The siblings' mother was arrested in her San Diego apartment on
Monday night and charged on Wednesday with entering the U.S.