A young couple by him Canada who lived the long life were wanted for murder.
And now, after months of international manhunt, the two have been arrested in Hungary, ending a case described as “modern Bonnie and Clyde».
Modern Bonnie and Clyde: International manhunt for young thug couple
Yun Lu Li, 25, and her partner Oliver Karafa, 28, fled to Hungary after a horrific incident in February left a man dead and a pregnant woman rejoicing.
According to the CBC report, the couple, who lived as if they were members of the international jet set, passed through many countries, in order for the law enforcement authorities to lose track of them. However, they were located on Saturday at Budapest.
“It was a real journey, with a lot of ups and downs and a lot of new information that led to the arrest,” said Canadian police officer Jim Callender.
The two of them had killed 28-year-old Tyler Pratt in Ontario on February 28, inside his house, but they also failed to kill his 26-year-old and pregnant fiancée.
The girl spent time in the hospital and unfortunately lost her baby from the injuries she suffered.
Police said the two couples were “collaborators”, without clarifying their relationship or the motives of the deadly attack.
Li is influence of social media and the daughter of prominent Toronto businessman Winnie Liao. “We are deeply shocked, troubled and confused by Lucy’s involvement in this tragic event,” her family said in a written statement.
Karafa hails from Slovakia, one of the countries that embarked on a long journey to escape arrest. He had spent 5 years in prison when he was sentenced in 2014 for his role in a car accident that killed a 24-year-old man.
The couple have been charged with premeditated murder and are now awaiting extradition to Canada.