HOUSTON, TX (Breitbart) – Federal officials say the Guatemalan illegal immigrant who allegedly crashed his car into another, killing a Texas teen and injuring others while under the influence of drugs was deported three times.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) officers placed an immigration detainer on Edy Lopez-Hernandez, a 27-year-old Guatemalan national on May 28 following his arrest by Houston police officers on charges of murder, according to ICE spokesman Tim Oberle. The ERO officers filed the detainer with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office following charges that he killed a teenage girl, critically injured her father, and injured her sister while he was allegedly driving under the influence of drugs.
Previous reports by Houston media outlets claimed that Lopez-Hernandez was deported from the U.S. on two prior occasions. ICE officials told Breitbart Texas on Thursday afternoon that the Guatemalan national actually has three.
“ICE had deported Lopez three times: once in 2010, and twice in 2011,” Oberle said in response to Breitbart Texas’ inquiry.
In addition to the numerous state charges Lopez-Hernandez now faces, he could also face a federal felony charge of illegal re-entry after removal. If charged and …
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