Suspect in 2014 Puerto Rico Murder Caught in Leominster, Massachusetts

The U.S. Marshals Service says it has captured a man in Massachusetts who is suspected in a 2014 slaying in Puerto Rico.

Marshals and state police arrested 21-year-old Ramon Torres-Vazquez at a Leominster hotel on Thursday morning.

Authorities say he faces charges including first-degree murder in connection with a killing in Coamo, Puerto Rico, in October 2014.

Marshals say he obtained a fake Massachusetts driver's license and was living under an alias. He was tracked to the hotel after investigators in Puerto Rico forwarded a tip to the U.S. Marshals Service office in Worcester.

He will be arraigned as a fugitive from justice in Massachusetts before being returned to Puerto Rico. It was not clear if he had a lawyer.

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