Man wanted in death of Oklahoma child captured in New Mexico
Thursday, August 7th 2003, 12:00 am
News On 6
(Albuquerque, New Mexico-AP) -- A man wanted in the beating
death of a -year-old Oklahoma girl is in custody in Albuquerque,
U-S marshals arrested Anthony Andrew Lujan on Tuesday after he
contacted authorities and agreed to surrender at a shopping center.
Lujan is accused of beating 4-year-old Sheyann Ramos of Sayre on
July 19th. The girl was the daughter of Lujan's girlfriend and died
three days later.
Lujan was free at the time on 75-hundred dollars bond after
pleading guilty to child abuse, battery and other charges in
Authorities say Lujan will be sentenced and serve his time in
New Mexico before returning to face the Oklahoma charges. Lujan
also plans to fight extradition to Oklahoma.