Homicide Suspect Kareen ZEDAN back in Jail with More Charges

Thunder Bay District Jail shot at night. January 23 2020
Thunder Bay District Jail shot at night. January 23 2020

THUNDER BAY – Police have charged homicide suspect Kareem ZEDAN with Identity Fraud and Escaping Lawful Custody. Police arrested ZEDAN on Thursday, April 2, 2020, in the Intercity area after he was apparently accidently let out of the Thunder Bay District Jail.

In a press release, Thunder Bay Police say ZEDAN appeared in bail court today, Friday, April 3, 2020. He was remanded into custody and his next day in court will be April 24, 2020..

Kareem ZEDAN, 22, of Pickering, Ont., is charged with:

• Identity Fraud – Avoid Arrest, Prosecution
• Escape Lawful Custody

ZEDAN is facing charges of First-Degree Murder in relation to a double homicide in the City of Brantford. He was arrested by the Thunder Bay Police Service on Thursday, April 2, after being unlawfully at large in the city.

A spokesperson for Ontario’s Solicitor General says that ZEDAN was accidentally released.