Local January 11, 2012 | 6:26 am

Santiago killing suspect captured in the US, Boston.com reports

Santo Domingo.- A Dominican suspect in a Licey, Santiago killing has been captured in Massachusetts, Boston.com reports.

It said authorities detained 41-year-old Fernando Antonio Burgos-Rojas outside of a Lawrence home on Tuesday where had apparently been living for at least a year. “Burgos-Rojas is accused of fatally shooting his girlfriend in December 2008.”

The alleged murderer appeared before a magistrate judge in federal court in Boston, who ordered him held pending extradition proceedings. It was not clear if he had a lawyer.

“The U.S. Marshals Service as well as the Essex County Sheriff’s Department participated in the arrest,” the news source said.

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