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Gaétan Croteau

On September 22nd, 1969, at approximately 9:00 am, Gaétan Croteau, who was then 29 years old and worked as a land surveyor, was found dead near his vehicle that was parked alongside a small dirt road in Disraeli.

Mr. Croteau was attained by shots from a firearm. He was last seen on Friday, September 19th, 1969, at about 10:15 pm, as he was leaving the licensed establishment of the Hotel Royal Bar in Disraeli. At that moment, he was accompanied by an unknown man with whom he had consumed a beer. The investigation shows that the murder was allegedly committed that evening.

If you have any information that could help solve this crime, contact the Centrale de l’information criminelle of the Sûreté du Québec at 1 800 659-4264.