Quebec provincial police say they consider they’ve discovered the automobile that was concerned in a hit-and-run that killed a 16-year-old boy north of Montreal earlier this week however are nonetheless trying to find the suspect.
The Sûreté du Québec (SQ) mentioned a pick-up truck was situated early Saturday morning in a parking zone in Saint-Lin-Laurentides, Que., about 60 kilometres north of Montreal, after an ongoing search.
“Everyone seems to be indignant,” Zachary Tessier, a buddy of the sufferer, informed International Information. Tessier mentioned the sufferer, Émile Martineau, was killed close by a daycare the place his mother works.
“Émile was a great boy who had lots of pleasure,” mentioned Lyly Boisvert Delarosbel, one other considered one of Martineau’s pals.
In response to authorities, the automobile’s description corresponds to 1 that was sought in reference to the incident that occurred Wednesday evening.
Police say the teenager was struck and killed whereas strolling by the aspect of route 335 by a driver who didn’t cease to assist him.
SQ investigators launched surveillance video of the suspected automobile on Friday, in addition to a second video displaying two pedestrians strolling a canine that officers hoped to contact.
Police say they’ve tracked down and interviewed the potential witnesses, however are nonetheless trying to find the automobile’s driver and have but to make an arrest.
–with information from the Canadian Press and Olivia O’Malley, International Information
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