Mexico Court Orders US Ex-Marine's Release

November 1, 2014 5:48 PM

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Mexico Court Orders US Ex-Marine's Release

Tijuana, Mexico: A Mexican court ordered the release on Friday of a former US Marine jailed in the country since March for carrying weapons, after pressure from top US officials.

Sergeant Andrew Tahmooressi, a 25-year-old veteran of the war in Afghanistan, arrived in the United States Friday night, initially landing in San Diego and taking a subsequent flight to Florida, US media reported.

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