U.S. marine heading home after release from Mexico

November 1, 2014 6:06 AM

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The U.S. marine veteran who spent the past eight months in a Mexican jail is back in America and on his way home to Florida, according to reports early Saturday.

Retired Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi was released Friday after an order from a Mexican judge, according to The Associated Press. Mexican authorities detained him earlier this year when he crossed into the country with loaded guns.

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