加利福尼亚男子因前女友的杀害而自杀

California man wanted in ex-girlfriend's slaying kills himself as cops close in

A man suspected of 谋杀 his ex-girlfriend in front of their 3-year-old daughter in 加利福尼亚州 last week killed himself in 德州当局 were closing in, investigators said Saturday.

Herbert Nixon Flores, 46, shot himself with a handgun after realizing police cars were following him as he drove toward Dallas, the Irving Police Department 在声明中说.

Irving police had been working with the FBI Fugitive Task Force in Los Angeles to locate Flores, who was believed to be visiting family in the city.

LOS ANGELES MAN CAUGHT ON VIDEO KILLING EX-GIRLFRIEND, 警察说

在星期三, the Los Angeles Police Department released surveillance video that appeared to show Flores killing his ex-girlfriend, 35-year-old Karen Ruiz, in Pacoima.

Surveillance video released by police appeared to show Flores killing his ex-girlfriend in Pacoima last week.

Surveillance video released by police appeared to show Flores killing his ex-girlfriend in Pacoima last week. (Los Angeles Police Department)

The video shows Flores pull up into a driveway behind Ruiz, exit the vehicle and chase after the screaming woman. He fires several shots from a semi-automatic handgun at Ruiz, who is off-camera, before running back to the car, 警察说. A child can be heard screaming.

Officers responded to the scene around 9:35 上午. and found Ruiz suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Flores died of a single self-inflicted gunshot wound as police closed in on him, 调查人员说.

Flores died of a single self-inflicted gunshot wound as police closed in on him, 调查人员说. (联邦调查局)

Investigators tracked Flores to Arlington, 德州, where he was seen getting inside a vehicle and driving toward Dallas, 警察说. Dallas police air and ground units assisted in monitoring Flores’ movements until officers could arrive.

Investigators said Flores realized he was being followed and abandoned his vehicle. He walked on foot until he saw marked police cars pull up. Flores then killed himself with one shot from a handgun.

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The investigation is continuing. Irving police asked anyone with information to call the department at (972) 273-1010.

福克斯新闻’ Louis Casiano contributed to this report.

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