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P.E.I. man arrested for Quebec homicide

05/16/2012 03:23 EDT | Updated 07/16/2012 05:12 EDT

A 44-year-old P.E.I. man has been arrested on an outstanding warrant for first-degree murder in Quebec.

Sûreté du Quebec said Chris Pierce of Lower Freetown was picked up on P.E.I. Tuesday night. Another man, 53-year-old Glen Robinson of Ville-la-Salle, Quebec, was arrested in Montreal in connection with the same homicide. Both will be in court in Montreal to be formally charged Wednesday.

They're accused of the 2010 killing of 42-year-old Mark Stewart, who disappeared Feb. 10, 2010. Stewart's body was found three months later on May 13 in a wooded area of Saint-Honore, near Riviére-du-Loup.

Sgt. Claude Denis of Sûreté du Quebec said they received information that led them to make the two arrests Tuesday night.

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