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Texas murder suspect arrested in Nageezi

The Daily Times staff
Gabriel Delgado

FARMINGTON — State and federal authorities arrested a Texas murder suspect in Nageezi on Tuesday.

Gabriel Delgado, 44, was wanted for murder out of Fort Worth, Texas, according to a New Mexico State Police press release.

The U.S. Marshals Task Force contacted State Police around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday to assist in arresting Delgado after members of the task force located the suspect at a residence in Nageezi on the Navajo Nation.

Authorities including the State Police, the U.S. Marshals Service and the San Juan County Sheriff's Office worked together to take Delgado into custody.

He was being held today at the San Juan County Adult Detention Center on a $500,000 bond.