Arvin police: Girlfriend murder suspect spotted in LA

ARVIN, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — Authorities believe an Arvin murder suspect is trying to escape to Mexico via bus.

Maico "Michael" Encarnacion has been spotted at a bus terminal in Los Angeles, Arvin police Chief Tommy Tunson said Wednesday.

Encarnacion allegedly stabbed his 27-year-old girlfriend, who hasn't been identified, in the neck Monday at their home on Langford Avenue in Arvin. Police believe Encarnacion has the couple's children, 8-year-old Luis Miguel Encarnacion and 9-year-old Mariela Encarnacion.

The FBI is lending a hand with the investigation, and photos of Encarnacion and the children have been sent to the border crossings.

Anyone with information that can help the investigation is asked to call Arvin police at (661) 854-5583 or the FBI at (661) 323-9665.