Bail Increased to $10M for Ex-LAPD Officer Henry Solis Accused of Murder in Pomona

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Henry Solis was arrested May 26, 2015, in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico. He is shown just before being transfered to FBI custody. (Image via CNN)

Bail for a former LAPD officer who allegedly killed a man outside a Pomona nightclub and then fled to Mexico before being captured has been raised to $10 million.

Henry Solis, 27, is charged with murder, assault with a firearm and an allegation he discharged a handgun in the March 13 death of 23-year-old Salome Rodriguez Jr. outside a bar in Pomona. His arraignment is scheduled for June 30.

Los Angeles County prosecutors successfully requested Tuesday that Solis’ bail be raised from $2 million, citing his ability to hide in Texas and Mexico with the alleged help of family.

Solis “has access to family members who have proven they are willing to violate the law to harbor him from justice” so the bail must be high enough to ensure Solis will return to court, prosecutors wrote in a motion to the judge.

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