Suspected perpetrator of downtown Montreal murder arrested in Halifax

The alleged perpetrator of a murder committed in downtown Montreal last fall was apprehended Friday evening in the Maritimes.

Terell Jacobs, 26, was pinned in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

A search was also carried out at the suspect’s home in order to find any evidence.

Jacobs was wanted on a Canada-wide warrant.

The murder allegedly committed by Terell Jacobs occurred on the evening of October 29.


The suspect and the victim would have made an appointment at Place Henri-Dunant, in the west of the city center.

Together, they would then have gone to an alley near Hope Avenue in the company of two other individuals.

Minutes later, the 24-year-old victim was found dying on the ground. The 24-year-old man was rushed to hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

According to the authorities, the young man was stabbed to death in the chest.

Authorities have not released the motive for the killing.

Terell Jacobs is currently being held in Halifax and appeared by videoconference on Monday to be charged with murder.

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