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Published: Saturday, 8/30/2014 - Updated: 1 year ago

Texas man wanted in slaying turns self in


Toledo police arrested a Texas man Friday who is facing murder charges there for allegedly killing an off-duty police officer.

Jerry Idrogo, 33, of San Antonio is accused of killing Julian Pesina, a police officer in Balcones Heights, Texas. The suspect is being held in the Lucas County jail pending extradition. Toledo police Sgt. Joe Heffernan said the department received a call from San Antonio police early Friday saying they had been in communication with the suspect, who agreed to turn himself in to police.

Toledo officers found the suspect in the 200 block of Segur Avenue, in South Toledo, with his hands in the air. Sergeant Heffernan said the suspect was cooperative and that he was taken into custody without incident.

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