U.S. citizen arrested on Mexico on child abuse charges

BISBEE — A U.S. citizen was arrested as a result of a child abuse death in Agua Prieta, Sonora, Mexico, earlier this week, according to a press release from the state police in Sonora.

Joe Medrano Jr., 31, who is a U.S. citizen and the father of the child, allegedly beat the 2 1/2 year old. The infant’s name was Xavier Anthony Medrano and he was originally from Phoenix.

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