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Suspect In 2007 Florida Murders Extradited From Haiti

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FORT MYERS (CBSMiami/AP) — Captured! A fugitive suspect in a 2007 triple-murder in southwest Florida has been extradited from Haiti.

Deputy U.S. Marshal John Kinsey says Wesnel Isaac was arrested Saturday by Haitian national police in Carrefour, Haiti. U.S. authorities flew to the Caribbean country Thursday and returned to Florida with Isaac.

Isaac was being held at the Lee County jail until his first court appearance Friday.

Kinsey says a tip led investigators to Isaac in Haiti. Authorities say Isaac was one of four men who killed Robert Barckley, Scott Highfill and Willard Graham in September 2007. The bodies were found in a car in Lehigh Acres.

One of Isaac’s codefendants received three life sentences after being convicted of second-degree murder and false imprisonment. Two others received eight years in prison after accepting plea deals.

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