WATERBURY, Conn. (WWLP) – The Waterbury Police department has arrested the man wanted for the murder of his 11-month-old daughter in November.
Christopher Francisquini who is wanted in Naugatuck Connecticut for the murder of his 11- month-old daughter on November 18, was taken into custody by Waterbury police officers on Friday. Francisquini was appended outside the train station in the area of Grand Street before being brought into custody by the Naugatuck Police Department. Police said a person who had been following media coverage recognized him and called 911.
“This is indicative of great police work by the men and women of the Waterbury police department as they safely took into custody a very dangerous and violent murder suspect,” said Waterbury Police Chief Fernando Spagnolo.
The FBI had been offering a $25,000 reward for information leading to his arrest. Police say Francisquini killed his daughter at their home last month, adding he had cut off his ankle tracking monitor after allegedly killing her. According to our sister station, WTNH Saturday would have been his daughter’s first birthday. The town is being encouraged to wear pink in her honor.
Naugatuck Police said on social media the arrest was “a clear example of what can be accomplished when community members work with law enforcement to take dangerous individuals off the street.”
He appeared in court on Monday, December 5.