The suspect in the murder of a Yale graduate student has been captured after months on the run.
According to WFSB, U.S. Marshals have arrested Qinxuan Pan in Alabama, three months after the murder of Kevin Jiang in New Haven in February.
Jiang, a 26-year-old graduate student at Yale’s School of the Environment, was found shot to death near his fiancée’s home in New Haven on February. Though police encountered Pan, 29, in the area on the day of the killing, investigators did not link him to the crime until the MIT researcher and Massachusetts area had fled the area.
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As CrimeOnline previously reported, authorities believed at one time that Pan may have traveled to Georgia. It is not yet known what led officials to apprehend him in Alabama.
Pan is reportedly being held on a $5 million bond.
Authorities have not yet publicly commented on a possible motive for the killing. Pan reportedly knows Jiang’s fiancée, but there is no indication the two were ever romantically involved.
CrimeOnline will provide further updates when more information is available.
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[Featured image: Left: Kevin Jiang and Zion Perry/Facebook Right: Qinxuan Pan/New Haven Police Department]