Argentina agrees U.S. citizen can be extradited for murder charges

Posted on January 4, 2015 • Filed under: Argentina, Crime, Politics, United States reported 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 more than a decade ago, a court spokeswoman confirmed on Saturday. Kurt Sonnenfeld moved to Argentina in 2003, after prosecutors in Denver charged him with first-degree murder. The decision to extradite him brings to an end a longstanding dispute between the US Justice Department and Argentinian courts that centered in part on differences over the death penalty. Read Article

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