Albuquerque, NM. – A teenage illegal immigrant who is accused to kidnapping and murdering a girl is a recipient of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA program implemented by the Obama administration in 2012. Daniel De Jesus Rangel-Sherrer, 19, is accused of murder, kidnapping and possession of a weapon during a violent crime in connection with the death of 18-year-old Diana Martinez-Gonzalez.
The girl, Martinez-Gonzalez was found dead in a secluded section of land with multiple gunshots to the head. Another woman was held hostage by Rangel-Sherrer, but managed to make her escape before meeting the presumed same fate as Martinez-Gonzalez.
(Diana Martinez-Gonzalez )
Following the arrest of Rangel-Sherrer the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency (ICE) issues an immigration detainer for the teenage murderer and confirmed that he was in fact allowed to state in the United States illegally because of the DACA program.
The investigation is still ongoing.