PAINESVILLE, Ohio -- The man accused of killing a woman and shooting another woman Monday is an illegal immigrant who was stopped by sheriff's deputies three weeks ago but released the same night, reports show.
Channel 3 News has obtained a three-page report from Lake County Sheriff's deputies which detail their July 7 encounter with Juan Emmanuel Razo.
According to the report, Razo, 35, admitted being in the country illegally. However, U.S. Border Patrol officials declined to take custody of Razo, the report shows.
The deputy's report shows that Razo was questioned about 8:30 p.m. while parked inside a vehicle stopped in a vacant lot on Casement Avenue in Painesville Township.