MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – A Manatee County man is accused of murdering his ex-girlfriend.
According to the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office, Orestes Miguel Figueredo Ortega, 26, detectives believe Figueredo-Ortega killed Delmy Teyul Ba after two got into an argument.
Detectives say Figueredo-Ortega then fled to Miami and was located and taken into custody by the Miami Dale Homicide Unit on Thursday night.
Figueredo-Ortega currently has a no-contact order with Teyul Ba following an arrest on Aug. 15 for domestic battery by strangulation.
Figueredo-Ortega is charged tonight with second-degree murder, pending additional charges. He will be extradited to Manatee County at a later date.