FBI offers $250,000 reward for Chicago man accused of killing his bride hours after their wedding
The FBI has more than doubled its reward money in an effort to capture a Chicago man accused of killing his wife just hours after they were married more than a decade ago.
Investigators say 41-year-old Arnoldo Jimenez stabbed his wife to death in 2012, less than 24 hours after their wedding. His wife, 26-year-old Estrella Carrera, was found dead in the bathtub of their home, still wearing the same clothes. Officials said his wedding reception.
The FBI announced on Thursday It is increasing its reward from $100,000 to $250,000 for any information leading to the arrest and conviction of Jimenez, one of the bureau. Ten Most Wanted Fugitives. He is believed to have fled to Durango, Mexico.
Federal authorities say Jimenez and Carrera married on May 11, 2012, at City Hall in Chicago and then went to celebrate with family and friends. Burbank police and the FBI believe the newlyweds got into an argument in Jimenez’s black Maserati as they drove home on the morning of May 12, 2012.
“We believe he was stabbed in the car and then dragged back into the apartment and bleeding in the bathtub,” said Special Agent Steve Barnard.
Carrera’s family became worried when he never showed up to pick up his children — a 2-year-old son and 8-year-old daughter, officials said. Carrera’s body was discovered the next day during a sobriety check.
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He is described as 6 feet tall, between 200 and 225 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. The black Maserati is no longer in his possession, the FBI said.
“He has a criminal past and a history of violence,” Barnard said. “We want to bring him to justice.”
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