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Man accused of killing wife in front of son apprehended in Mexico

HOUSTON - A 42-year-old man wanted in connection with the fatal shooting of his wife was arrested Wednesday in Mexico, reports CBS affiliate KHOU.

Members of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection took Aaron Leach-Veliz into custody in Nuevo Laredo. He will be brought back to Harris County, Texas to face charges.

He is accused of killing his wife, 44-year-old Armandina Leach, late on the night of June 30.

Police say Leach-Veliz opened fire on his wife's pickup in southeast Houston while their 16-year-old son watched. The woman later died at the hospital.

Police say the couple has one other child, a younger daughter. Leach-Veliz fled on foot, but is now reportedly in custody.

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