Not known yet if Cuba deal might bring some U.S. fugitives home

By Mark Guarino CHICAGO (Reuters) – When he heard that United States and Cuba plan to restore diplomatic ties, retired New York City police detective Tom Nerney says he was struck with hope that a convicted killer he helped bring to justice but who escaped to the Caribbean island would finally be brought home after more than 30 years. “It’s a ray of sunshine for us,” he told Reuters. Nerney and other law enforcement officials say they want the Obama administration to push Cuba to extradite the nearly 80 fugitives from the U.S. justice system who the FBI says have sought and found asylum there. …

Share this article