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For Immediate Release

Contact:
February 11, 2021 Matthew Duffy, Supervisory Deputy/Public Information Officer
District of Connecticut Violent Fugitive Task Force (203) 589-8953;
U.S. Marshals Office of Public Affairs (703) 740-1699
U.S. Marshals Join The Search for Person-Of-Interest in Murder of Yale Student
Reward of up to $10,000 for information directly leading to subject’s arrest

New Haven, CT – The U.S. Marshals are now offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the location and arrest of a Massachusetts man named as a-person-of-interest in the murder of a Yale student.

Qinxuan Pan, 29, is being sought by authorities for questioning in the case surrounding the murder of Yale University student Kevin Jiang, which occurred at the corner of Lawrence and Nicholl Street in New Haven on Feb. 6. Pan is currently charged with one count of unlawful flight to avoid prosecution and interstate theft of a vehicle. These current charges stem from the crime on Feb. 6. The U.S. Marshals Violent Fugitive Task Force have been asked by local authorities to assist in locating Pan.

Pan is a 6-foot Asian male weighing 170 pounds with a medium complexion and short black hair. He could possibly be staying with friends or family in the Duluth or Brookhaven areas of Georgia. Pan was last seen in the early morning hours on Feb. 11 driving with family members in Brookhaven or Duluth, Georgia. According to family, Pan was carrying a black backpack and acting strange.

The U.S. Marshals are offering a cash award of up to $10,000 for information leading to the direct arrest of Pan. Any information will be considered confidential. Persons having information should contact the U.S. Marshals at 1-877-Wanted-2 (1-877-926-8332), or submit a tip using USMS Tips. Pan should be considered armed and dangerous. Individuals should not attempt to apprehend him themselves.

The Violent Fugitive Task Force is a team of law enforcement officers led by U.S. Marshals from the District of Connecticut. The task force’s objective is to seek out and arrest violent fugitives and sexual predators. Membership agencies include; Hartford, New Haven, West Haven, Bridgeport, Norwalk, and Waterbury Police Departments as well as CT Parole.

Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at http://www.usmarshals.gov.

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