Suspect in kidnapping case arrested in GTA

Police believe Mississauga man fled from Haiti to Canada shortly after the crime occurred

On Sept. 23, members of the Toronto Police Fugitive Squad arrested Jean Marc Murat, 43, of Mississauga, in connection with the kidnapping of two citizens, and a ransom demand.

Police say that on Oct. 16, 2012, armed individuals kidnapped a man, 23, and a woman, 22, from the area of Bourdon, Haiti.

The kidnappers confined the two, and demanded $1 million U.S. as ransom for their release.

One of the suspects escaped from Haiti, and was believed to have entered Canada shortly after the kidnapping occurred.

New information that has emerged from an investigation lead the police to believe that the suspect may be in the GTA. Due to this information, the Toronto Fugitive Squad made the arrest.

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By: Natalia Makarski
Copy editor: Erin Sandel
Posted: Sep 25 2014 11:58 am
Filed under: News News Briefs