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Fugitive LAPD Officer's Dad Arrested: Video Shows Him Walking His Son Into Mexico

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The father of the fugitive LAPD officer wanted for murder has been arrested by the FBI after video footage showed he walked his son into Mexico.Henry Solis, the former LAPD officer who is accused of killing Salomé Rodriguez on March 13, was driven to El Paso, Texas by his father, Victor, the next day. Victor Solis told FBI agents that he dropped his son off at a bus station and had no idea where he went. However, video from the border crossing at El Paso shows that both Henry and Victor Solis walked into Juarez, Mexico at 5:40 a.m. on March 14.

Victor Solis was arrested at his Lancaster home on Thursday morning and brought into federal court that afternoon, according to KTLA. He was charged with lying to federal agents, and a judge has been ordered he be removed to Texas.

The funeral of Salomé Rodriguez was held that same Thursday morning in East Los Angeles.

According to an affidavit filed by the FBI last week, Henry Solis said he would never been seen again.