Suspect in NY slayings arrested in Nicaragua

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Photo - This undated photo released by the FBI on Wednesday, March 26, 2014, shows Juan Elias Garcia. Garcia has been added to the FBI's "Ten Most Wanted Fugitives" list on Wednesday, for his alleged role in the 2010 slayings of his 19-year-old girlfriend Vanessa Argueta and her 2-year-old son Diego Torres on Long Island in New York. The FBI said that the Salvadoran is the last of four MS-13 gang members being sought in the killings. (AP Photo/FBI)
This undated photo released by the FBI on Wednesday, March 26, 2014, shows Juan Elias Garcia. Garcia has been added to the FBI's "Ten Most Wanted Fugitives" list on Wednesday, for his alleged role in the 2010 slayings of his 19-year-old girlfriend Vanessa Argueta and her 2-year-old son Diego Torres on Long Island in New York. The FBI said that the Salvadoran is the last of four MS-13 gang members being sought in the killings. (AP Photo/FBI)
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MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaraguan police have arrested an alleged MS-13 gang member who recently was added to the FBI's "Ten Most Wanted Fugitives" list as a suspect in the 2010 killings of his 19-year-old girlfriend and her toddler son in New York state.

Police say Juan Elias Garcia was detained Thursday near the U.S. Embassy in Managua and immediately turned over to the FBI. They gave no other details about the arrest.

The 21-year-old suspect was added to the FBI's "Ten Most Wanted Fugitives" on Wednesday, the first MS-13 gang member to make the list.

Prosecutors allege the El Salvador native lured Vanessa Argueta and her 2-year-old son to the woods of Central Islip, N.Y. in February 2010 where two other gang members shot them to death.

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