FBI, This Week: Bhadreshkumar Patel Added to Ten Most Wanted Fugitives List
April 20, 2017
A newlywed who allegedly murdered his young bride is the latest addition to the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list.
Mollie Halpern: A newlywed who allegedly murdered his young bride is the latest addition to the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list.
Bhadreshkumar Patel repeatedly stabbed his wife, Palak, while the pair was working the night shift at a donut shop in Hanover, Maryland two years ago this month.
The couple’s visas had expired, but Detective Kelly Harding of the Anne Arundel County Police Department says only Palak wanted to return to India.
Kelly Harding: Palak was young, the scene was very brutal, and she died in a horrible way.
Patel was last seen the morning after the murder at Newark Penn Station.
FBI Special Agent Jonathan Shaffer says Patel has ties to Canada and…
Jonathan Shaffer: New Jersey, Kentucky, around Chicago; he also has some family around Atlanta, Georgia.
Halpern: An up to $100,000 reward is available for information leading to Patel’s arrest.
Patel is the second fugitive added to the popular Top Ten list in as many weeks.
To learn more about the FBI’s Top Ten program or to report tips, visit www.fbi.gov.
With FBI, This Week, I’m Mollie Halpern of the Bureau.
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