A convicted felon accused of killing his pregnant girlfriend and her unborn baby in Los Angeles last month has been added to the FBI's 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a $100,000 reward is offered for information leading to his arrest.
The FBI said Philip Patrick Policarpio and his girlfriend, Lauren Olguin, were visiting a friend's home in the Rampart area April 12 when the crime was committed. Policarpio allegedly had gotten angry and beat her in the face with his fists, before he pulled out a handgun and shot her in the forehead, the FBI said.
Olguin died instantly and Policarpio, who at the time was on parole for a 2001 conviction, fled and hasn't been seen since, the FBI said.
Policarpio has ties to Las Vegas, Florida and the Philippines, where according to investigators the 39-year-old has family members — including multiple wives and children.
In the prior case, Policarpio fled to the Philippines after he was suspected of firing nine shots into another car over a dispute in Burbank in 2000. He was deported to the U.S. the following year, and was convicted and sentenced to 14 years in prison. He was released on parole in May 2015.
Investigators say Policarpio has access to weapons and foreign travel documents in different names. He could also be selling drugs or committing credit card fraud to raise money, the FBI claims. His aliases include Damon Hiromi Tanaka, Paul Policarpio, "Bugsy," "Sinister" and "Sins."
Policarpio is described as 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighing about 160 pounds, with brown eyes and black hair, though he may shave his head. He could be wearing glasses and has tattoos on his chest, back, both arms and left thigh.
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The FBI announced on Thursday Policarpio's addition to their most wanted list, which has featured 508 people since it was established in 1950, leading to the arrests of 475 fugitives.
Policarpio should be considered armed and dangerous, the FBI says. Anyone with information was asked to call investigators at 310-477-6565. Tips can also be reported at tips.fbi.gov.