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Man accused of murdering wife in Mesilla indicted, held in jail without bond

Update: A Grand Jury indicted Sandoval on a first degree murder charge Tuesday, April 16, 2024. State officials are holding Sandoval without bond. They say they plan to hold him in jail until his trial.

Update: ABC-7 Contributor Luis Chaparro captured this photo as Sandoval was being transferred to the US.

Courtesy: Luis Chaparro

Update: Mesilla Marshals confirmed Wednesday afternoon that Oscar Renee Sandoval was taken into custody by U.S. Marshals in Mexico at 12:30 p.m. Mesilla Marshals could not confirm where in Mexico Sandoval was apprehended. They say he has already been extradited to the United States. He's facing state and federal charges that are unknown at this time.

MESILLA, New Mexico (KVIA) -- Mesilla Marshals confirmed Wednesday that Oscar Sandoval is in custody for the murder of his wife, Sheireen Aljibury.

Law enforcement officials announced this during a news conference at 4 p.m. Wednesday.

Mesilla Marshals and emergency medical units responded to University avenue and Stanford Street in Mesilla on a shots fired call on April 1, 2024.

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