Connecticut authorities have formally asked for the extradition of a man convicted in a 1987 West Hartford murder.
The Hartford state’s attorney’s office has now filed paperwork with Mexican authorities seeking to have Adam Zachs sent back to Connecticut.
The paperwork included information about Zachs’ case, like his conviction on a murder charge, and an affidavit showing that he had been convicted in a valid court in Connecticut.
The documents also include fingerprints and an old photo of Zachs, to Mexican authorities can confirm his identity.
The paperwork was due translated, and in the hands of Mexican authorities by the end of the month.
The next step is in the hands of Mexican officials, when they respond to the extradition request.
Zachs went on the run, after being convicted of shooting Peter Carone to death outside the Prospect Cafe in West Hartford.