New charges for re-arrested accused of double-homicide

Friday, April 3, 2020 - 15:15
Thunder Bay
Date Published: 2020-04-03

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

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

He appeared in bail court on Friday, April 3 and was remanded into custody with a future appearance date of April 24, 2020.

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.

Previously issued media releases follow:

Accused man in double-homicide arrested by Thunder Bay Police Service

Police have arrested Kareem ZEDAN, 22, of Pickering, Ont., after he was unlawfully at large in Thunder Bay.

Members of the Thunder Bay Police Service located ZEDAN at an address in the intercity area just after 2 p.m. on Thursday, April 2.

The accused was arrested without incident.

ZEDAN is now being transported to the TBPS headquarters at 1200 Balmoral Street where he will remain in custody until a future court appearance expected to take place on Friday, April 3.

New charges are pending.

Police seek Pickering murder suspect Kareem ZEDAN

The Thunder Bay Police Service is seeking public assistance in locating a homicide suspect who is now unlawfully at large.

Kareem ZEDAN, 22, of Pickering, Ont., was arrested in Thunder Bay on March 24 and is charged for two counts of First-Degree Murder. The charges are from a double-homicide in the City of Brantford.

In the evening hours of Wednesday, April 1, ZEDAN escaped lawful custody from the Thunder Bay District Jail and he now remains at large. The Thunder Bay Police Service has just learned of ZEDAN being unlawfully at large and is taking all necessary steps to locate and re-arrest the suspect.

The accused is described as a Black male standing about 6’1” tall with a thin build. He has black hair and brown eyes. A photo of the accused is being shared with the public and is attached to this media release.

ZEDAN is considered dangerous and is possibly armed.

If you see ZEDAN do not confront or approach him. Immediately call 911.

If you have any information that could assist police in locating ZEDAN please call 911 or 807-684-1200. Tips can be anonymously supplied through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, online at


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