Of­fi­cials: Mur­der sus­pect should have been de­ported

Las Vegas Review-Journal - - NATION -

A man charged with killing three peo­ple in Mis­souri this month should have faced de­por­ta­tion pro­ceed­ings af­ter he was ar­rested last year for a sep­a­rate of­fense in New Jersey, in­stead of be­ing re­leased, fed­eral im­mi­gra­tion of­fi­cials said Fri­day.

Luis Perez, 23, who is from Mex­ico, is charged with fa­tally shoot­ing two men and wound­ing two oth­ers

Nov. 1 and then fa­tally shoot­ing a woman the next day.

He is jailed with­out bond on 11 felony charges, in­clud­ing first-de­gree mur­der and as­sault.

U.S. Im­mi­gra­tion and Cus­toms En­force­ment of­fi­cials said they had placed a de­tainer on Perez in De­cem­ber af­ter he was jailed in Mid­dle­sex

County, New Jersey, on mul­ti­ple felony charges, in­clud­ing as­sault. But Perez was re­leased in Fe­bru­ary.

Luis Perez

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