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Agents arrest convicted murderer illegally entering the United States

US Customs and Border Protection

YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) - US Border Patrol Yuma Sector made a post regarding the arrest of a convicted murderer.

52-year-old Burt Lawrence Thomas was found after illegally entering the United States and hiding in thick brush past the Andrade, California Port of Entry.

Thomas was found to have been convicted of having over 50 grams of cocaine, as well as second-degree murder in 2004.

He will be processed and may face additional sentencing.

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