Fidel Urbina

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Fidel Urbina
Photo of Fidel Urbina
FBI Ten Most Wanted Fugitive
Charges First degree murder, kidnapping, Unlawful Flight to Avoid Prosecution, sexual assault, failure to appear[1]
Reward US$100,000
Alias Lorenzo Maes, Fernando Ramos, Fidel Bahena, Fidel Urbina Aguirre, Lorenzo Fidel, Lorenzo M. Maes, Marcos Antonio, Victor Urbina, "Tonorio"[1]
Description
Born (1975-04-24) April 24, 1975 (age 42)
Mexico[1]
Nationality Mexican
Race Hispanic
Gender Male
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) – 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)[1]
Weight 165 pounds (75 kg) – 175 pounds (79 kg)[2]
Occupation Auto mechanic[2]
Status
Added June 5, 2012[2]
Caught September 22nd, 2016
Number 497[3]
Captured

Fidel Urbina (born April 24, 1975)[1] is a Mexican national[3] former fugitive who was added to the FBI Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list in June 2012.[4]

Urbina is a Mexican national who was working in Chicago as a car mechanic. In March 1998, he allegedly raped a Chicago waitress in her car and home.[2] Seven months later—while free on bond—he sexually assaulted and murdered 22-year-old Gabriella Torres, whose body was found in the trunk of a burned-out car in a Chicago alley.[5]

Urbina had been the subject of a manhunt since 1999 despite reported sightings in Mexico. A $100,000 reward was offered for information leading to Urbina's arrest.

Urbina was apprehended September 22, 2016 in Chihuahua, México after 17 years on the run.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Fidel Urbina". United States government. FBI. Retrieved 5 June 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Fugitives". America's Most Wanted. Archived from the original on 9 November 2012. Retrieved 5 June 2012. 
  3. ^ a b Cratty, Carol (5 June 2012). "Alleged murderer and rapist added to FBI's Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list". CNN. Retrieved 5 June 2012. 
  4. ^ "Fidel Urbina, Chicago Murder Suspect, Added To FBI's 10 'Most Wanted' List". Huffington Post. 2012-06-06. 
  5. ^ "FBI — New Top Ten Fugitive". Fbi.gov. Retrieved 2012-06-06. 
  6. ^ "FBI — FBI Top Ten Most Wanted Fugitive Fidel Urbina Arrested". Fbi.gov. September 23, 2016.