A Shelby County man wanted in connection with a crash in Hoover that killed two children has been arrested in Mexico after more than a year on the run, police said.Christopher Shane Anagnos, 47, of Columbiana, was taken into custody by U.S. Marshals in Mexico Wednesday and has since been extradited back to the United States to two counts of murder. Anagnos is currently being held in a Texas jail and is expected to be extradited to Alabama “at a later date.”The Hoover Police Department released the following statement about Anagnos’ arrest in the September 2020 crash that claimed the lives of 11-year-old Emryhe Prude and his 8-year-old sister, Serris Prude:”The driver of a GMC heavy-duty truck that caused a four-vehicle crash in September 2020 has been arrested after being charged with two counts of Murder. On September 10, 2020 at 7:44 A.M., Hoover Police and Fire responded to the accident on Montgomery Highway in front of the Hoover Square shopping center. A 1996 GMC C6 heavy-duty truck was traveling southbound when it struck a 2010 Honda Fit from behind as it was stopped in traffic. The collision propelled the Honda into a 2017 Lexus GX460 that was stopped which caused the Lexus to strike a 2018 Ford F-150, which was also stopped. Two children- Emryhe and Serriss Prude- were rear-seat passengers in the Honda Fit and died after being transported to Children’s Hospital. The driver and a front-seat passenger of the Honda, as well as the driver of the Lexus all sustained minor injuries.”Hoover Police Traffic Homicide Investigators responded to the scene to reconstruct the crash and determine what other factors contributed to its cause. At the completion of the investigation, investigators determined that the driver of the GMC heavy-duty truck was under the influence of multiple controlled substances and was texting while driving at the time of the crash. The following warrants were issued in October 2020 by the Jefferson County District Attorney’s office.”The warrants were immediately turned over to the US Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force to assist in arresting Anagnos. After nearly a year on the run, Anagnos was arrested in Mexico yesterday. He has since been extradited to the United States and is currently in Texas. He will be extradited to Alabama at a later date.”

A Shelby County man wanted in connection with a crash in Hoover that killed two children has been arrested in Mexico after more than a year on the run, police said.

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Christopher Shane Anagnos, 47, of Columbiana, was taken into custody by U.S. Marshals in Mexico Wednesday and has since been extradited back to the United States to two counts of murder. Anagnos is currently being held in a Texas jail and is expected to be extradited to Alabama “at a later date.”

The Hoover Police Department released the following statement about Anagnos’ arrest in the September 2020 crash that claimed the lives of 11-year-old Emryhe Prude and his 8-year-old sister, Serris Prude:

“The driver of a GMC heavy-duty truck that caused a four-vehicle crash in September 2020 has been arrested after being charged with two counts of Murder. On September 10, 2020 at 7:44 A.M., Hoover Police and Fire responded to the accident on Montgomery Highway in front of the Hoover Square shopping center. A 1996 GMC C6 heavy-duty truck was traveling southbound when it struck a 2010 Honda Fit from behind as it was stopped in traffic. The collision propelled the Honda into a 2017 Lexus GX460 that was stopped which caused the Lexus to strike a 2018 Ford F-150, which was also stopped. Two children- Emryhe and Serriss Prude- were rear-seat passengers in the Honda Fit and died after being transported to Children’s Hospital. The driver and a front-seat passenger of the Honda, as well as the driver of the Lexus all sustained minor injuries.

“Hoover Police Traffic Homicide Investigators responded to the scene to reconstruct the crash and determine what other factors contributed to its cause. At the completion of the investigation, investigators determined that the driver of the GMC heavy-duty truck was under the influence of multiple controlled substances and was texting while driving at the time of the crash. The following warrants were issued in October 2020 by the Jefferson County District Attorney’s office.

“The warrants were immediately turned over to the US Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force to assist in arresting Anagnos. After nearly a year on the run, Anagnos was arrested in Mexico yesterday. He has since been extradited to the United States and is currently in Texas. He will be extradited to Alabama at a later date.”

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