Canadian has been detained in Texas in connection with the
shooting death last week of a man at a remote hunting camp
in northern New York.
According to New
York State Police, Glen Race was apprehended Tuesday by
the U.S. Border Patrol in the Brownsville, Texas, area.
Police said Race had the .44-caliber rifle that was
stolen from the scene in Mooers, N.Y., where
Darcy Manor died Thursday night from a gunshot wound.
Canadian Mounted Police said Wednesday that
Race had earlier been charged in Nova Scotia
with the murders of Trevor Brewster, 45, and Paul
Michael Knott, 44.
Knott was found
dead May 5 in the woods near Mill Cove, Nova Scotia.
Brewster's body was found three days earlier in a Dartmouth
park frequently used by men cruising for gay sex.
believe Race used Brewster's car to travel across Nova
Scotia to New Brunswick and into the United States, police
Patrol officials said that Race attacked an agent who
spotted a rifle in Race's bag and reached for it.
''Well, he did
put up a struggle. There was a scuffle and they did take
him into custody after restraining him,'' Border Patrol
spokesman Oscar Saldana of the Rio Grande Valley
Sector said in a story for Thursday's editions of
The Brownsville Herald. ''He was
Race ''is our
suspect in the homicide,'' New York State Police captain
Robert LaFountain said. ''We will be seeking extradition on
criminal charges in New York.''
He has not been
charged with any crimes in New York State at this time
but was being held on federal charges in Texas, police said.
Manor's 1992 teal-colored Ford pickup in Houston late
Tuesday. The vehicle had been missing since Manor's May 11
Mooers is 160
miles north of Albany near the Canadian border. (AP)