FBI nabs Illinois kidnap suspect, victim in Texas

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by Associated Press

KMOV.com

Posted on June 14, 2014 at 12:13 PM

Updated Saturday, Jun 14 at 6:48 PM

HOUSTON (AP) -- The FBI has found in Houston a man suspected of kidnapping a 19-year-old woman in Illinois. The teenager has been safely recovered.

The Houston Chronicle reports Saturday the FBI arrested Eduardo Guerrero Cortez at about 2:30 a.m. Saturday. The FBI suspects him of forcing the teenager into a Chevrolet Silverado on Wednesday in Champaign, Illinois.

The teenager’s name has not been released.

The FBI had said Cortez could be headed to Houston or its surrounding area, and was believed to be heading further south.

Cortez has been charged in Illinois with aggravated battery.

 

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