One Canadian wanted by police for the murder of an Indian mobster in Phuket has been killed in a plane crash in Canada.
The CBC reported that one of the four men killed in a plane crash near Sioux Lookout, Ontario on Saturday, was identified by Ontario police as Gene Lahrkamp.
Gene was on a small Cherokee passenger plane that crashed en route from Dryden to Marathon in Ontario, the CBC reported.
A spokesman for British Columbia’s Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit said 36-year-old Lahrkamp had no outstanding arrest warrants in Canada, but the agency had no information about what he was doing in Ontario.
No Lahrkamp and another Canadian, 36-year-old Matthew Dupre, are wanted on court warrants issued in Phuket for the alleged murder of Jimi Sandhu aka “Slice” in the parking lot of a beachfront resort at Rawai Beach on Feb. 4.
Matthew Dupre Dupre was arrested on February 20 in the Canadian city of Edmonton, Alberta, and Thai authorities are asking for his extradition to Thailand. He is currently incarcerated in Alberta court.
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