View Full Version : Fugitive US marshal found dead in Mexico

03-26-2009, 08:50 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) Federal authorities say a deputy U.S. marshal wanted for allegedly stealing a government shotgun has been found dead in Mexico.A spokesman for the U.S. Marshals Service says Deputy Vincent Bustamante was found dead Wednesday in Juarez.

Bustamante had been a fugitive since March 18 when he failed to show up for a court date in El Paso, Texas. He was placed on modified duty status after a pawnbroker called to report Bustamante had pawned a government shotgun.A law enforcement official says Bustamante was found with a gunshot wound to the back of his head.