Before a former Denver resident who’s accused in his wife’s death can be extradited to Colorado from his home in Argentina, that country’s president must approve of the move.
An American who fled Colorado and started a new life in Argentina is being politically persecuted and is appealing for asylum in hopes of avoiding extradition to the U.S. to face murder charges, his lawyer said Monday.
Argentina’s Supreme Court has ruled that an American who took refuge and started a new life in the South American country can be extradited to face charges that he killed his wife over a decade ago, a court spokeswoman confirmed Saturday.
A former Denver resident once accused in his wife’s New Year’s Eve death more than 10 years ago will be extradited to Colorado to face murder charges.
Denver’s district attorney says he will not give up trying to bring a former photographer for FEMA to justice.