A Murderer Just Escaped From A Prison Outside Montreal - MTL Blog

A Murderer Just Escaped From A Prison Outside Montreal

Police have released his information to the public.

According to a release from 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."

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.

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


 

 

 

 

 

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