Zarazua is in the custody of the Marshall County Sheriff's Office

A man wanted for murder in Marshall County has been extradited back here from Mexico.

Edgar Almanza-Zarazua was arrested in Mexico Jan. 29 and charged with the June 2016 murder of Gloria Palomec and the attempted murder of another person in Boaz.

At the time of the murder Zarazua lived in Marshall County illegally. He fled to Mexico after the murder.

He was later indicted by a grand jury here.

Since 2016, the U.S. Marshals, Marshall County District Attorney’s Office and Marshall County Sheriff’s Office.

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