Among the FBI’s Most Wanted List are ten suspects who stand out as the agency’s Top Ten Most Wanted. One of those suspects, Bhadreshkumar Chetanbhai Patel, was last seen in New Jersey, according to officials.
FBI officials stated that Patel, a former donut shop employee, is wanted on six federal charges for allegedly killing his wife by striking her multiple times with an object. According to investigators, Patel and his wife were working at a donut shop in Hanover, Maryland, when the crime occurred on April 12, 2015.
According to FBI officials, a local arrest warrant was issued in the District Court of Maryland for Anne Arundel County on April 13, 2015, charging Patel with first-degree murder, second-degree murder, first-degree assault, second-degree assault, and a dangerous weapon with intent to injure.
FBI officials advise that a federal arrest warrant followed in the United States District Court, District of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland, on April 20, 2015, after Patel was charged with unlawful flight to avoid prosecution
Patel was last known to be in the Newark, New Jersey, area, per the FBI.
The suspect is described by the FBI as a 33-year-old Indian man with brown hair and brown eyes, standing at approximately 5’9” and weighing around 165 pounds.
FBI officials stated that Patel should be considered armed and dangerous, and if spotted, please call your local FBI office or the nearest American Embassy or Consulate.
A reward of up to $250,000 for information leading to the arrest of Bhadreshkumar Chetanbhai Patel is being offered, per FBI officials.