2009 Odessa murder suspect apprehended

2009 Odessa murder suspect apprehended
Paul Lujan (Source: Odessa Police Department)

ODESSA, TX (KWES) - The man, who was accidentally released from federal custody, is back behind bars.

Authorities said Paul Lujan was caught in the area of 3rd Street and Texas Avenue in Odessa after a five hour search Thursday afternoon.

We're told Lujan was taken into custody without incident.

No injuries were reported.

Lujan was originally arrested in connection with a homicide that occurred outside of what is now known as Brewski's Bar in August 2009.

Police said after multiple interviews with witnesses and processing evidence, they believe that Lujan caused an injury that resulted in the death of Roger Lee Vasquez Jr., 22.

According to court documents, a witness came forward and told police that a witness to the murder said Lujan stabbed Vasquez, Jr.

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