Mexico arrests suspect in Fast and Furious killing of Brian Terry.

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Mexican federal police announced Friday that they have arrested a suspect in the killing of U.S. Border Patrol agent Brian Terry, the slaying at the center of the scandal over the botched U.S. gun-smuggling probe known as Operation Fast and Furious.

Jesus Leonel Sanchez Meza is one of the five men charged with killing Terry in December 2010 during a shootout in Arizona near the Mexico border. One is on trial in Arizona and the other three remain fugitives. Sanchez was arrested Thursday in Sonora state.

“This is a long-awaited arrest and a great development in the murder investigation of Brian,” Robert Heyer, Terry’s cousin and chairman of the Brian Terry Foundation, said in statement on behalf of the family.

Source: Fox News