The FBI and California police are looking for an Indian American,charged in a hit-and-run case that killed a 28-year-old woman.
A resident of San Jose,California,the accused Pawanjit Singh,25,has fled to India after involved in the incident.
Sunnyvale detectives are currently working with the FBI and the US Marshall’s Office on locating the suspect in India.
The incident is reported to have happened on March 25 in the highly Indian American populated area of Sunnyvale in California.
Following an emergency call at about 11-30 am they found an adult female in the roadway suffering from several injuries,police said.
The victim,later identified as 28-year-old San Jose resident Jennifer Flores,was transported to a local hospital where she succumbed to her injuries.
During subsequent investigation,Sunnyvale Detectives determined Flores was initially a passenger in the vehicle,prior to being pushed out and run over by it.
On March 27,detectives identified the driver of the vehicle as 25-year-old Pawanjit Singh of San Jose.
Pawanjit is described as being 5-feet 5-inches tall,weighing 145 pounds with black hair and brown eyes.
Detectives have discovered,Singh boarded a flight for Dubai,then India,on Monday March 26.
A local district court on March 28,issued an arrest warrant for homicide against Pawanjit with a bail amount of USD 1 million,as well as a search warrant for the suspect’s residence.
During the search of the residence,detectives discovered the location of the suspect’s vehicle.
The vehicle has since been seized and is being processed for evidence related to the crime.
Investigations by Sunnyvale police have revealed that Pawanjit knew Flores.