‘Most Wanted’ Held On $10M Bond In Brutal 2009 Murder, Body …

(STMW) — Eight years ago, Luis Macedo decided to drop out of gang life in Chicago, and moved to Mexico to build a quiet life as a barber and boxing coach, his lawyer said Monday, the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting.

But that decision came after Macedo and his fellow members of a Gage Park Latin Kings crew realized police had arrested a fellow gang member who could implicate them in the murder of 15-year-old Alex Arellano, Cook County prosecutors said.

Macedo fled to Mexico, but not before telling his fellow gang members to stay silent about the killing, and directing them to set fire to Arellano’s still-undiscovered body that had been shot and ran over by a car.

In the years since, Macedo, now 29, had worked a variety of jobs and was raising three children in Mexico, Assistant Public Defender Chandra Smith said Tuesday at a bond hearing at the Leighton Criminal

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