Montreal

Arrest made in mine guard killing

Provincial police have made an arrest in connection with the 2010 death of security guard Roland Hardy near Thetford Mines.

A 44-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the 2010 slaying of a mine guard.

The victim, Roland Hardy, 51, was on duty at the Normandie mine in Saint-Joseph-de-Coleraine on the evening of July 23.

Roland Hardy was on duty at the Normandie mine in July 2010 when he was killed. (Radio-Canada)

Investigators believe Hardy surprised thieves looking to steal copper from the mine. 

He was found beaten near his vehicle.

Provincial police made an appeal to the public for information on Hardy’s death in January.

On Wednesday, investigators announced they had made an arrest.

The suspect, a Drummondville resident, will appear in court Thursday.

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