Monterey County Escapees Captured at US Mexico Border Crossing
Two homicide suspects who escaped from a Northern California jail over the weekend have been captured hundreds of miles away near the Mexico border, authorities said Wednesday.
Santos Fonseca, 21, and Jonathan Salazar, 20, were found overnight near Tijuana trying to walk back into the United States from Mexico, according to the Monterey County Sheriff’s Office.
They were taken into custody together by Customs and Border Protection agents, authorities said.
It is not clear how they traveled the hundreds of miles from Monterey County to Mexico, said authorities.
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