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Man extradited from Mexico to Broomfield County to face charges in connection to 2015 murder

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Posted at 5:03 AM, Aug 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-29 07:03:55-04

BROOMFIELD COUNTY, Colo. — A 31-year-old man has been extradited from Mexico to Broomfield County to face charges connected to a 2015 murder.

Ricardo Enrique Munoz-Diaz is accused of murdering a 33-year-old woman on Oct. 18, 2015. The woman, Amalia Karolina Lopez-Leon, was found dead in her mobile home on the 2800 block of E. Midway Boulevard, according to the 17th Judicial District Attorney's Office.

Munoz-Diaz was charged with first-degree murder after deliberation, first-degree felony murder, two counts of aggravated robbery, two counts of second-degree burglary, violation of the Pawnbroker’s Act, and two counts of crime of violence, which are sentencing enhancers.

He appeared in Broomfield District Court Monday afternoon for his formal advisement.

His preliminary hearing is set for Sept. 20.