Haven, CT – The U.S. Marshals are expanding the manhunt
nationwide for fugitive Qinxuan Pan, who is now charged with murder.
“On Friday, Feb. 26, the New Haven Police Department obtained an
arrest warrant charging MIT graduate student Qinxuan Pan with the murder
of Yale University student Kevin Jiang,” said U.S. Marshal Lawrence J.
Bobnick of the District of Connecticut.
“Having accepted the
delegation of apprehension responsibility for the fugitive, the U.S.
Marshals Service for the District of Connecticut would like to commend
the professionalism of the New Haven Police Department and its diligent
investigation leading to felony murder charges. We are committed to
working tirelessly, leveraging our nationwide resources and global reach
to bring this individual to justice,” said Bobnick.
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.
Pan is a 6-foot Asian male
weighing 170 pounds with a medium complexion and short black hair.
The U.S. Marshals are offering a reward of up to
$10,000 for information leading to the
direct location and arrest of Pan. Persons having information about his
whereabouts should contact the U.S. Marshals at 1-877-Wanted-2
(1-877-926-8332). Tips can also be submitted via the USMS Tips app or
www.usmarshals.gov/tips. Any information shared will be considered
confidential. Pan should be considered armed and dangerous. Individuals
should not attempt to apprehend him themselves.
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
First Federal Law Enforcement Agency