CHARLOTTE, NC — A Charlotte fugitive on the run and wanted on state and federal warrants for the murder of his former girlfriend is now on the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list.
Alejandro “Alex” Castillo, 18, is the first person from Charlotte to make the infamous list of notorious criminal suspects issued by the FBI, which is offering up to $100,000 in reward money for his capture.
Castillo is accused of the 2016 murder of his former girlfriend, 23-year-old Truc Quan “Sandy” Ly Le, and is considered armed and extremely dangerous, the FBI said Oct. 24. (Sign up for our free daily newsletters and Breaking News Alerts for the Charlotte Patch. iPhone users can download the Patch app in the App Store. Plus, like Charlotte Patch on Facebook.)
In August 2016, Castillo, Ly Le and Ahmia ‘Mia’ Feaster — all coworkers at a Charlotte-area restaurant —
PHOENIX — A Phoenix-born man accused in the death of his 23-year-old girlfriend has been added to the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitive List, officials said.
The FBI believes the man, Alejandro “Alex” Castillo, 18, and an accomplice fled the country through the Nogales border and into Mexico. A reward of up to $100,000 has been offered for any information that leads to his arrest.
In 2016, Castillo shot and killed 23-year-old Truc Quan “Sandy” Ly Le, whom he had previously dated, the FBI said. The woman was also once Castillo’s co-worker.
A North Carolina teen charged with murdering his former girlfriend has been named to the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a reward of up to $100,000 is being offered for information leading to his capture.
Alejandro Castillo—17 years old at the time of the killing—is wanted in connection with the 2016 murder of a 23-year-old woman, Truc Quan “Sandy” Ly Le, whom he had previously dated. The two became acquainted while working together at a Charlotte restaurant.
A joint investigation by the FBI and the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department (CMPD) revealed that Castillo owed the victim money—approximately $1,000. Text messages between Castillo and the victim showed they agreed to meet in Charlotte on August 9, 2016, so he could repay the loan.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection surveillance video of Alejandro Castillo (gray shirt and black hat) and