Murder of Quebec Businessman and Wife in Dominica: Suspects Charged and Trial Details

2023-12-06 16:08:32

Five days after the discovery of the bodies of Quebec businessman and philanthropist Daniel Langlois and his wife, two suspects appeared in court in Roseau in Dominica, a small Caribbean island.

Jonathan Lehrer and Robert Snyder, two American citizens, were formally charged with the murders of Daniel Langlois and Dominique Marchand. The two suspects have not had to enter pleas at this time.

Robert Snyder showed burn marks on one arm and one leg.

According to local sources, Daniel Langlois and Dominique Marchand, who had been established for a long time in Dominica, where they built a luxury hotel, were killed during an ambush on Friday by a hitman who then set fire to the vehicle. of the couple with the bodies inside.

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The bodies of Mr. Langlois and Ms. Marchand were discovered in the burned wreckage of their vehicle on Friday, December 1.

Photo : Dominican News Online

However, the individual would have injured himself when lighting the fire and this would have allowed the police to trace the trail back to him and subsequently to Mr. Langlois’ neighbor, Jonathan Lehrer, with whom he had been in dispute for several years.

So far, four people have been arrested in connection with this case.

The trial is scheduled to begin in March 2024.

With information from Yanik Dumont Baron

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