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A prosecutor said Friday that he is confident U.S. Marine Cpl. Cesar Laurean will waive extradition in Mexico and "be back in North Carolina sooner than later" to face charges including murder.

Onslow County (North Carolina) District Attorney Dewey Hudson did not elaborate.

But at a news conference later Friday, he said, "Depending on how he deals with extradition, [it] could take a couple days or couple of years." Read full article »

CNN's Susan Candiotti, Joe Duran and Harris Whitbeck contributed to this report.

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