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FBI says Alleged Murderer May be in Nevada or California

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The FBI says a man wanted for murdering five family members in March 1976 may be in Nevada or California.

The FBI says William Bradford Bishop, Jr. still has associations to the Pasadena area where he was born, but the agency believes "there is a strong possibility Bishop could have returned to places with which he was familiar near Southern California, or the mountains in the state of California or Nevada."

Bishop, Jr. was added to the FBI's Ten Most Wanted Fugitive list earlier this week.

Investigators say Bishop, Jr. bludgeoned to death his wife, mother and three sons in Bethesda, Maryland, then burned and buried their bodies in North Carolina.

Where there is no evidence to indicate Bishop, Jr.'s whereabouts, investigators are getting the word out in case he may be in the Western United States.

In 1976 he was described as 6'1', 180 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. He's known to speak French, Italian, Serbo-Croatian and Spanish.

The FBI says he was, and may still be, an avid outdoorsman, camper and hiker. He had extensive camping experience in Africa. He also enjoyed canoeing, fishing, swimming, jogging, tennis, skiing and riding motorcycles.

The FBI says Bishop, Jr. should be considered armed and dangerous.

There is a reward of up to $100,000 being offered for information in this case. If you have any information, call 1-800-CALL-FBI or go online to www.fbi.gov  

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