Avtar Singh

 

 

Age: 47

 

Summary: Indian-born ex-army officer and fugitive who was wanted for his involvement in the 1996 abduction and murder of prominent human rights lawyer and activist Jalil Andrabi in the disputed Kashmir region, but who later fled India after he was accused in the Andrabi murder case and did not pursue extradition until after his 2011 arrest following an apparent violent domestic dispute with his wife.

 

 

Cause of Death: Self-inflicted gunshot wound in a murder-suicide

 

Born: circa 1965

 

Died: June 9, 2012

 

Location: Selma, California