Quebec inmate to be charged in 2. Toronto- area boxer: report.
A local inmate will be charged within days in the 2. Canadian boxing champion Eddie Melo, the TVA television network reported Thursday. The Quebec network, quoting unidentified sources, said Peel Regional Police, west of Toronto will issue an arrest warrant by next week against a 2. The inmate was a hired assassin in the April 6th, 2. Melo and associate Joao Pavao in Mississauga, Ont., said TVA. The network did not say who hired the gunman. The suspect will be transferred to the Toronto area next week, where he will face two counts of first- degree murder in the shootings, said TVA.
Peel Regional Police would not confirm or deny the report. Mr. Pavao, 4. 2, a reputed drug dealer, were killed in a west- end plaza parking lot outside a sports bar.
A gunman fled the scene in a stolen car, in full view of witnesses. TVA said Peel investigators travelled to Quebec late last month to interrogate the suspected gunman. He has been in a Gatineau jail for the last two years for a shooting that took place near Gatineau a month after the deaths of Melo and Pavao.
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The network said investigators also spoke with several of the suspect's relatives in this city, which is across the river from Ottawa. The killer of Mr. Pavao has eluded police for more than two years, despite a bevy of evidence that includes the getaway car and at least one eyewitness account. Investigators have acknowledged it will be difficult to determine why Mr. Melo, a former middleweight champ, was gunned down. He was a reputed mob enforcer, an occupation police suspect played a role in his death. Mr. Melo was also the target of a mob hit in 1.
Born in Portugal before coming to Canada at age six, Mr. Melo built an amateur boxing record of 9. Montreal at the age of 1.
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