VERACRUZ, Mexico - Mexican prosecutors say they have arrested a man wanted by the FBI in the 2004 rapes of two girls in Abington, Pa.
Michael Cornelius Burke Jr. was arrested Monday in the town of Emiliano Zapata in central Veracruz, Veracruz State Attorney General Salvador Mikel Rivera said Tuesday.
Mexican authorities found Burke, 43, with help from civil organizations in Mexico and the United States that track fugitives, Mikel Rivera said. Burke was wanted for unlawful flight to avoid prosecution after failing to show up for sentencing in May 2007. He pleaded guilty in April 2006 to the rape and assault of girls ages 10 and 13. - AP