The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team is recommending that a man arrested in Langley on Friday night be charged with first degree murder over the killing of Surrey man Gregory Quesnelle in May.
Quesnelle, 32, was shot dead inside a townhouse at Rodeo Park Place in Cloverdale on May 12.
Sgt. Jennifer Pound of IHIT said Saturday that Barry McQuarrie, 33, was in custody after being arrested on four warrants â€” one for theft over $5000, driving while disqualified, vehicle theft, and breach of probation â€” after being arrested in garage of a home in Langley.
Police named McQuarrie aka â€œBad Ass Barryâ€ as the ex-husband of Quesnelleâ€™s girlfriend and a suspect shortly after the killing, and in late May he taunted investigators through a phone call to a Vancouver television station. McQuarrie told CTV news at the time that he didnâ€™t kill Quesnelle and has no plans to turn himself in. â€œThey have to do their job and find me,â€ he said at the time. Police traced the call to a pay phone in Aldergrove.
A number of police resources were used in Friday nightâ€™s arrest, including air support. Pound said McQuarrie was in no way connected to the address where he was arrested.
(With files from Surrey Now)
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