Man Indicted on Capital Murder Charge in DeKalb County Captured in Georgia

A man indicted on a capital murder charge in DeKalb County, Alabama has been captured in Georgia.

24 year old Noe Mateo, who was indicted this week for the February 2017 slaying of a child – is being held in the Cobb County Jail pending extradition back to Alabama.  According to DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris Mateo lived in the same home as the child in Crossville.  The name of the victim is not being released at this time.

Court records show Mateo pleaded guilty last year to intimidating witnesses.  Court records say Mateo intimidated three people who were witnesses to the homicide investigation.  The records also show Mateo pleaded guilty and was sentenced to probation – plus time served in jail pending court.

Details about the homicide case aren’t included in the court file.

We’ll continue to follow this story as more information becomes available.


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