Two escaped murder suspects arrested, returned to California jail

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Two murder suspects who escaped from a California county jail were captured on Wednesday morning, police said.

The Monterey County Sheriff's Office said Santos Samuel Fonseca, 21, and Jonathan Salazar, 20, were both located, arrested and transported back to the county after escaping the Monterey County Adult Detention Facility on Sunday.

Capt. John Thornburg of the Monterey County Sheriff's Office said the pair were turned over to deputies at around 5 a.m. after receiving a tip that led to their capture in Tijuana.

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