A murder suspect who escaped from jail in October by assuming the identity of another inmate was arrested in Mexico and returned to the San Antonio jail he broke out of, the U.S. Marshals Service said.
Mexican police captured the suspect, David Sauceda, 28, on Saturday outside a house in the town of Tangancicuaro, about 200 miles northwest of Mexico City, the Marshals Service said Sunday. Sauceda, an alleged member of the Mexican Mafia prison gang, had been living there with his girlfriend and two children, officials said.
Sauceda and his brother, Jesse Sauceda, were charged with killing a San Antonio man in 2006. Six days later, David Sauceda allegedly broke into a woman's house, bound her with duct tape, and stole cash, jewelry and an ATM card.
He was arrested, but broke out of the Bexar County Jail on Oct. 28 by pretending to be his cellmate, reciting the cellmate's personal information. An unidentified person had posted bond for the cellmate.
Sauceda was loose for more than six hours before authorities realized he was gone.
Authorities said Sauceda will face additional charges stemming from his escape.
The U.S. Marshals Service in December named Sauceda one of its 15 most-wanted fugitives.