Suspect in Merced double-homicide to be extradited this week

Merced County sheriff's detectives are flying to Louisiana this week to extradite the business partner of a couple who were killed in their home Sept. 30, according to Deputy Tom MacKenzie, sheriff's spokesman.

Julio Cesar Guevara Bonilla, 52, was arrested Oct. 7 in connection with the double murder of William Cisneros, 82, and his wife, Clara, 43. The couple, who operated a gardening business, were found in the laundry room of their Mission Avenue home.

Bonilla, who also lived at the home, was arrested in Jefferson Parish, La.