An worldwide manhunt is underway for the man that authorities suspect killed a 22-year-old Westbury woman last week in her home near Binghamton University, where she was a nursing student, police said.
Nicaragua National Police confirm to ABC News that Orlando Tercero was arrested Tuesday afternoon in connection with the killing.
Police declared her death a homicide after an autopsy was conducted at Lourdes Hospital in Binghamton on Saturday.
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Authorities with the Binghamton Police Department had said Tercero "had fled" from the United States to Nicaragua before police found Anderson's body during a welfare check Friday.
Authorities searching for the person of interest in the killing of a NY college student have trained their focus on Nicaragua after police say it was determined her ex-boyfriend took a flight to the Central America country hours after her death. Authorities are also trying to determine if he has dual citizenship.
Tercero, who was a senior majoring in nursing at BU, had been romantically involved with Anderson and left the United States before her body was discovered, according to police. The police chief cited an incident last September where Anderson filed a police report over damage to her property and blamed Tercero for the incident.
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Diaz did not say whether Tercero was being represented by a lawyer in Nicaragua. The 22-year-old, who was expected to graduate in May, was described by friends as a "very good girl".
"They hooked up in the past, but to her, it was pretty platonic and she didn't want to have anything seriously", Topalli said.
"When a life is taken, we will use all available legal procedures and resources to bring justice to the victim, her family, the defendant and our community", Broome County District Attorney Steve Cornwell said in a statement.
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