01:07 AM EDT 08/24/2014
Originally posted 08/20/2009 06:45AM
The police search for reality-TV star Ryan Jenkins, labeled a "person of interest" in the Los Angeles-area murder of his swimsuit-model wife Jasmine Fiore, has focused on the Washington state-Canadian border, say news reports.
Jenkins, a contestant on Megan Wants a Millionaire and I Love Money 3 (and a successful real-estate developer), "was the last person seen with the victim when she was still alive," said Buena Park, Calif., police Lt. Gary Worrall. Jenkins, 32, was also the one who reported his wife missing.
"That's suspicious to us," said Worrell, noting that after contacting police Jenkins is now nowhere to be found.
Over the weekend, the remains of the 5' 3" Fiore, 28, were discovered folded into a suitcase in a trash receptacle in Buena Park.
Originally posted 08/19/2009 06:30PM
Nearly five months ago, Ryan Alexander Jenkins, a contestant on Megan Wants a Millionaire and I Love Money 3 – and a real-life millionaire from Canada – impulsively married Playboy model Jasmine Fiore in Las Vegas.
Their move to Los Angeles, with the blond and buxom Fiore, 28, hoping to work in real estate or as a personal trainer while Jenkins, 32, traveled North America competing for money and another woman's attentions, could have been a reality show of its own.
But now the story has taken a deadly turn from escapist television fare: Fiore has been murdered, the Millionaire show has been pulled off the air, and Jenkins is an international fugitive.
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