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Stoney Creek murder suspects nabbed in Hungary: Hamilton police

Last Updated Jun 14, 2021 at 11:46 am EDT

Oliver Karafa, 28 and Yun (Lucy) Lu Li, 25, both from Toronto, were arrested in Budapest, Hungary. HANDOUT/Hamilton Police Service
Summary

Police say Oliver Karafa and Yun (Lucy) Lu Li flew to Eastern Europe within 24 hours of the fatal shooting on Feb 28

Suspects were arrested in Budapest, where they are currently being held in custody while awaiting extradition

Officers confirm the two victims knew each other but would not provide specifics or added details as to how.

Two murder suspects who fled the country after allegedly killing a British Columbia man and injuring a woman in a Stoney Creek shooting last February have been arrested in Hungary.

Police say Oliver Karafa, 28 and Yun (Lucy) Lu Li, 25, both from Toronto, flew to Eastern Europe within 24 hours of the fatal shooting.

In a release Monday, Hamilton police said both suspects were arrested in Budapest, Hungary, where they are currently being held in custody while awaiting extradition.

They’re accused of the murder of 39-year-old Tyler Pratt, who was found dead in the Arvin Avenue area at around 7:15 p.m. on Feb. 28, and the attempted murder of a 26-year-old woman who was found with serious injuries but survived.

Police say the two victims knew each other but would not provide specifics.

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