Canada Accused Calgary killer Nathan Gervais arrested while on the run in Vietnam

06:36  10 february  2018
06:36  10 february  2018 Source:   globalnews.ca

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Calgary police have tracked down an accused killer who has been on the run for nearly two years. On Friday afternoon, sources confirmed to Global News that Nathan Gervais was taken into custody in Vietnam and was returned to Canada this week.

Accused Calgary killer Nathan Gervais is back behind bars in Calgary after being on the run for nearly two years. Police said he was first apprehended in November 2017 by police in Vietnam . READ MORE: Accused Calgary killer Nathan Gervais arrested while on the run in Vietnam .

a man looking at the camera: Nathan Paul Gervais was supposed to be under 24-hour house arrest while awaiting a first-degree murder trial. © Calgary Police Service Nathan Paul Gervais was supposed to be under 24-hour house arrest while awaiting a first-degree murder trial.

Calgary police have tracked down an accused killer who has been on the run for nearly two years, Global News has confirmed.

Sources said Nathan Gervais was taken into custody in Vietnam and was returned to Canada this week. He is now waiting to be brought back to Calgary.

Gervais is charged with the first-degree murder of Lukas Strasser-Hird.

Strasser-Hird, 18, was swarmed–kicked, beaten and stabbed to death outside of Vinyl nightclub in November 2013.

Gervais, 22, was supposed to be under 24-hour house arrest while awaiting trial, but he took off just one week before jury selection.

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WATCH BELOW: Police reveal details of arrest of accused Calgary killer Nathan Gervais , found on the run in Vietnam . Gervais , 22, was supposed to be under 24-hour house arrest while awaiting trial, but he took off just one week before jury selection.

READ MORE: Accused Calgary killer Nathan Gervais arrested while on the run in Vietnam . Gervais , 22, was supposed to be under 24-hour house arrest while awaiting trial, but he took off just one week before jury selection.

Police said he wasn’t at his home when officers checked up on him on April 16, 2016.

A Canada-wide warrant had been in place ever since.

READ MORE: Canada-wide warrant issued for Calgary man accused in Lukas Strasser-Hird swarming death

In June 2016, a jury found Assmar Shlah and Franz Cabrera guilty of second-degree murder in the case. Joch Pouk was found guilty of the lesser charge of manslaughter.

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