An American chocolatier accused of killing Canadian animation innovator Daniel Langlois and his partner has been pictured in handcuffs after being charged with murder in the Caribbean.
Jonathan Lehrer, 57, and alleged hitman Robert Snider appeared at the Roseau Magistrate Court in Dominica on Wednesday to face charges for the murders of Langlois, 66, and Dominique Marchand, both from Quebec.
Snyder appeared to have severe burns on his arm and leg, the CBC reported.
The two suspects were not required to enter a plea during their first court appearance and a judge ordered them to stay in custody until the next hearing, set for March 2024.
Langlois and Marchand were ‘ambushed’ by a hitman who killed them and then set their car on fire, according to police, who believe the entrepreneur was murdered over a road dispute with Lehrer, his neighbor and owner of the chocolate maker estate Bois Collette …