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Manchester Man Pleads Guilty To Reentering The United States After Being Deported

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 5, 2012

CONCORD, N.H. – Wimer Ronlando Murcia-Diaz, 39, pled guilty in United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire, to reentering the United States after being deported to his home country of Honduras, announced United States Attorney John P. Kacavas.

On or about April 25, 2012, an Immigration Enforcement Agent of the Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement found Murcia-Diaz in Manchester, New Hampshire.  Murcia-Diaz had been deported from the United States to Honduras on August 21, 2003, and was illegally present in the United States when he was located.  The agent arrested Murcia-Diaz and he was later charged with reentering the United States after having been deported.

Murcia-Diaz is being detained pending a sentencing hearing, which is scheduled for September 13, 2012.   He is facing a maximum prison sentence of two years and a possible fine of $250,000.  He is also facing additional deportation proceedings after completion of his criminal sentence.

This case was investigated by the Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement.  It is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Mark S. Zuckerman.

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