FBI increases reward in search for Naugatuck man accused of killing his daughter
NAUGATUCK, CT (WFSB) – The FBI is offering a $25,000 reward as the search for a man who is accused of killing his daughter continues.
Christopher Francisquini, 31, is accused of killing his 11-month-old daughter in Naugatuck.
He will be charged with murder and risk of injury to a minor once he’s caught.
Police said Francisquini killed the baby on Millville Street earlier this month.
The FBI is offering $25,000 for information leading to the arrest of Francisquini, who is now on the FBI’s most wanted list. They previously offered a $10,000 reward.
Eyewitness News Law Enforcement Analyst Retired State Police Lieutenant J. Paul Vance, said it sends two big messages.
Finding Francisquini is a big priority, and they need help.
The baby, identified as Camilla Francisquini, died of neck compressions and stab wounds, according to police.
According to the FBI, Christopher Francisquini has ties to Waterbury, New York, and New Haven. He was last seen on November 18 on Quinnipiac Avenue in New Haven.
Christopher Francisquini is about 6′ tall, weighs 230 pounds, has brown hair and brown eyes, said the FBI.
“Someone must know where this individual is, must’ve seen him recently, any little bit of information the public might have should be reported to police,” said Vance.
While announcing the new reward, the FBI also released close ups of Francisquini’s tattoos: Milla with stars is on his right hand, a clown on his left, and CME with flames on his neck.
“It makes everyone more aware as to what he looks like, where he might be, and any little information that may not be given to the public is given to all law enforcement. Everyone is looking for this individual,” Vance said.
Vance said the public’s eyes are critical to these kinds of investigations.
Tips have already helped this case.
“Consider that piece of information a part of the puzzle that may draw a picture for law enforcement to safely take this individual off the street and into custody,” said Vance.
The FBI, Naugatuck police and other agencies part of the investigation will be having a briefing Thursday morning starting at 10 a.m.
He is considered armed and dangerous.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Naugatuck police or the FBI.
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