'Most Wanted' Ex-Marine Accused Of Killing Girlfriend In 2016, Nabbed Teaching In Central America School

Source: U.S. Marshals

Aug. 31 2022, Published 2:10 p.m. ET

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A man on the U.S. Marshals “Most Wanted” list accused of killing his girlfriend was arrested in Central America this week, authorities said.

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The U.S. Marshals arrested Raymond McLeod, 37, in El Salvador on Aug. 30. He was on the “15 Most Wanted List.” McLeod, a former U.S. Marine, is accused of killing his girlfriend in 2016.

McLeod confirmed his identity to U.S Marshals and Embassy diplomats when he was arrested. Authorities received a tip he was teaching English at a school in Sonsonate, El Salvador.

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On June 10, 2016, San Diego police responded to a 911 call of a woman not breathing at an apartment. The victim was later identified as 30-year-old Krystal Mitchell, according to U.S. Marshals.

She was pronounced dead at the scene, and investigators found signs of a struggle. She was last seen with her boyfriend, McLeod.

A motive was not released in connection to the killing.

McLeod was identified as the suspect and a warrant was issued, but he fled the area. The U.S. Marshals joined the search and found him more than six years after the alleged murder.


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