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Posted at 1:20 PM ET, 02/10/2011

3-foot-11 MoCo fugitive found in El Salvador

By Dan Morse
Dan Morse

Henry Chavez, a 3-foot-11-inch man wanted by Montgomery County police since May as a suspect in a fatal shooting, was recently found in El Salvador, U.S. Marshals said Thursday.

Chavez was flown on Wednesday to Houston in the custody of officials from the U.S. State Department and Immigration and Customs Enforcement, said Alfredo Perez, a deputy U.S. marshal in Houston.

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Marshals met Chavez at the airport.

"Just glad to be back," Chavez said, according to Perez.

Perez didn't know the details of how Chavez was found in El Salvador. He said in many cases like this, a U.S. suspect who flees to another country is kicked out of that country for being there illegally. Chavez is a U.S. citizen, Perez said.

Chavez is awaiting extradition to Montgomery County, Perez said. He is accused of shooting Hamington Luis Ravanales Orozco, 27, in May.

By Dan Morse  | February 10, 2011; 1:20 PM ET
Categories:  Dan Morse, Homicide, Montgomery  
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Comments

get shorty!

Posted by: thenoggin | February 10, 2011 2:29 PM | Report abuse

No matter what size you are "you can run but you can't hide"...

Posted by: shadon1 | February 10, 2011 3:04 PM | Report abuse

i think they already got him.

Posted by: red2million | February 10, 2011 3:22 PM | Report abuse

Well ... at least we know how El Salvador handles their illegals.

We could learn a lesson from them!!

Posted by: fizzlechip | February 10, 2011 3:42 PM | Report abuse

Perez didn't know the details of how Chavez was found in El Salvador. He said in many cases like this, a U.S. suspect who flees to another country is kicked out of that country for being there illegally. Chavez is a U.S. citizen, Perez said
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Bwahahahahahaa, now I have heard it all. El Salavador would actually kick out a U.S. citizen because they are there "illegally"? Go figure LOL!

Now the non-humor, I really don't want to see Mr. Chavez go to prison, because it is going to be a rough stay while the other prisoners pass him around like a cute little doll.

Posted by: PublicEnemy1 | February 10, 2011 4:01 PM | Report abuse

I truly believe that a pocket-sized murderer who can not reach a door handle or turn on a light switch will have no problem slipping between cell bars. Make him serve his sentence with Ringling Bros. The funny part is his prison issued jumpsuit will be designed by Baby Gap.

Posted by: KNNTHMORRIS | February 10, 2011 4:26 PM | Report abuse

What a troll!!!

Posted by: CanjacCanjar | February 10, 2011 4:34 PM | Report abuse

What a troll!!!

Posted by: CanjacCanjar | February 10, 2011 4:34 PM | Report abuse

"Make him serve his sentence with Ringling Bros."--KNNTHMORRIS

It's true; I think this guy would have had a better shot of staying on the lam had he joined a circus sideshow act or gone to Hollyweird.

I'll bet it's hard to be Sr. Bajito; think of the torment this guy has probably gotten throughout his life.

Posted by: FedUpInMoCo | February 10, 2011 4:41 PM | Report abuse

BABY FINSTER! He's a baaaaaaaaaaad boy! LOL!!!!

Posted by: The_Funknician | February 10, 2011 5:02 PM | Report abuse

a cold bama..

Posted by: sshipman1 | February 10, 2011 5:32 PM | Report abuse

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