Mounties make arrest in 2017 Thorsby gas-and-dash that killed station owner

Mon., May 28, 2018

THORSBY, ALTA.— Alberta RCMP have made an arrest in the gas-and-dash death of a gas station owner.

Ki Yun Jo was struck and killed outside his Fas Gas station in Thorsby last October.

Gas station owner Ki Yun Jo was struck and killed outside his Fas Gas station in Thorsby last October.

Police said the 54-year-old had tried to stop the driver of a stolen white cube van who drove off without paying for fuel.

Mitchell Robert Sydlowski of Spruce Grove faces several charges, including second-degree murder and failing to remain at the scene of an accident.

Mounties say he was arrested last week while already an inmate at the Edmonton Remand Centre.

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The 27-year-old is scheduled to appear in Wetaskiwin provincial court on Tuesday.

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