Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) removed a fugitive citizen of Guatemala Aug. 8, wanted by Guatemalan authorities for murder.

“Identifying and removing foreign fugitives from the United States is an ICE priority,” said Simona L. Flores, field office director of ERO Philadelphia. “The cooperation between the United States and Guatemala governments resulted in this foreign fugitive being safely returned to his home country where he will face justice.”

Alexander Revolorio, 27, entered the United States on an unknown date and place without inspection or parole by an immigration officer.

On Feb. 17, 2011, the Los Angeles, California Police Department arrested Mr. Revolorio on May 29, 2012, the Superior Court of California in Los Angeles, California convicted, him of force/assault with a deadly weapon, and sentenced him to three years of incarceration.

On Aug. 28, 2012, Mr. Revolorio was taken into custody and issued a final administrative removal order.

On Sept. 19, 2012, ERO Los Angeles removed him from the United States.

On an unknown date, he re-entered the United States without being admitted or paroled.

On Sept. 29, 2013, United States Border Patrol (USBP) encountered and apprehended him near Brackettville, Texas.

On Oct. 1, 2013, USBP charged him with illegal re-entry into the United States.

On Dec. 12, 2013, the United States District Court, Western District of Texas, convicted him of illegal re-entry into the United States and sentenced him to 57 months of incarceration.

On June 29, ERO Philadelphia took Mr. Revolorio into custody.  While in ICE custody, ERO Philadelphia discovered and confirmed an active warrant of arrest from the Government of Guatemala for Mr. Revolorio’s apprehension.

On August 8, Mr. Revolorio was removed from the United States and turned over to Guatemalan law enforcement authorities without incident.