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A Murderer Just Escaped From A Prison Outside Montreal

Police have released his information to the public.
Senior Editor
A Murderer Just Escaped From A Prison Outside Montreal

According to a releasefrom le Service correctionel du Canada (SCC), 58-year-old Denis Bégin has escaped from a minimum-security prison in Laval and is now wanted by police.

The release states that Bégin "was serving an indeterminate sentence for several offenses including second-degree murder."

With a height of 170cm and a weight of 81kg, Bégin is identifiable by his pale skin, blue eyes, bald head, and distinctive surgical scar on his left arm.

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TL;DR Denis Bégin escaped from a minimum-security prison in Laval and is now wanted by police. Anyone who thinks they have seen him should call 9-1-1.

Sûreté du Québec, which is taking lead of the search for the escaped prisoner, adds that "the last time he was seen, Denis Bégin wore a High Sierra brand gray coat and winter boots" and could be using "a dark sport utility vehicle."

Le détenu Denis Bégin s’est évadé de l’unité à sécurité minimale du Centre fédéral de formation dans la ville de Laval (Québec). Denis Bégin est âgé de 58 ans, mesure 170 cm (5’ 7”) et pèse 81 kg (180 lb). Il a une cicatrice sur son bras gauche. pic.twitter.com/xQz1JjzhZK

February 15, 2019

The law enforcement agency also suggests he may be hiding in Gatineau or elsewhere in the Outaouais region.

Anyone who thinks they have seen Bégin should call 9-1-1.

Information may also be submitted confidentially to Sûreté du Québec at 1-800-659-4264.

Il purge une peine d’une durée indéterminée pour plusieurs offenses dont meurtre au deuxième degré. Quiconque possède des renseignements sur les allées et venues de Denis Bégin est prié de communiquer avec le service de police. De plus amples informations suivront.

February 15, 2019

Read the full release from le Service correctionel du Canada (SCC) here and the statement from Sûreté du Québec here.

    Thomas MacDonald
    Senior Editor
    Thomas MacDonald is a Senior Editor for MTL Blog focused on Montreal public transit and is based in Montreal, Quebec.
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