Missing Denton boy, father wanted in murder found in Mexico

A missing Denton boy has been reunited with his family more than a year after his disappearance.

Alek Lara was found Monday in Mexico with his father Ricardo Martinez. Denton police said the Justice Department, the FBI and Mexican authorities helped located the boy.

Martinez is charged with murder in the death of the boy's mother Isabel Medina. Medina was found dead in Dec. 2014 at the Denton insurance office where she worked.

Authorities said Martinez took the then 4-year-old boy and fled to Mexico after killing Medina.

Martinez remained in Mexico as of Tuesday evening and will be extradited back to Denton.

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