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Planner of Kendra Hatcher murder plot arrested in Mexico

Mexico's attorney general's office said Friday that Mexican police have arrested a fugitive wanted for orchestrating the murder of a Dallas woman over her new relationship with an ex-boyfriend.

The suspect identified as Brenda Delgado is 33-year-old. She was arrested in Torreon, Coahuila, the attorney general's office said in a statement.

She had been on the run for more than six months and was added to the FBI's "Ten Most Wanted" list this week.

Delgado is wanted for the murder of Kendra Hatcher, 35, on September 2. Hatcher was shot dead in the parking garage of her upscale apartment building police said.

According to the attorney general's office, Mexican police and the US authorities worked together to find out the home where Delgado was hiding.

"The FBI is extremely appreciative of our law enforcement partners in Mexico, as well as our local, state, and federal partners, for their tremendous cooperation and collaboration in the capture of Top Ten Fugitive Brenda Delgado," Thomas Class, special agent in charge of the FBI's Dallas office, said in a statement Friday.

Authorities said that Delgado planned the killing because she was jealous that Hatcher was dating her ex-boyfriend, the FBI in Dallas said.

Delgado is also accused of offering another woman, Crystal Cortes, $500 to serve as a getaway driver in what was supposed to be a robbery. Cortes is charged with capital murder.

Delgado also allegedly manipulated another accomplice, Kristopher Love, with offers of drugs, authorities said. Love is charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

"Although she didn't pull the trigger herself, she is still responsible for the murder," Class has said.