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U.S. Attorney’s Office
Western District of Pennsylvania

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Twice-Removed Mexican Sentenced to Time Served for Returning to United States

PITTSBURGH - A native of Mexico pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of reentry of removed alien and was sentenced to time served, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

Jose Alfredo Mora-Aguilar, 34, of Coraopolis, Pa., pleaded guilty to one count before United States District Judge Mark R. Hornak.

In connection with the guilty plea, the court was advised that Mora-Aguilar was found in the United States despite having been removed on two prior occasions.

Assistant United States Attorney James T. Kitchen is prosecuting this case on behalf of the government.

Homeland Security Investigations conducted the investigation that led to the prosecution of Jose Alfredo Mora-Aguilar.

Updated April 28, 2016