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UN gang associate charged with conspiracy to murder

Photo of Kelowna crime scene courtesy of YouTube.

United Nations gang associate Amir Eghtesad, 29, was charged with one count of conspiracy to kill the Bacon brothers and other members of the Red Scorpion gang on Monday afternoon.

Eghstesad appeared in court on Monday after he was arrested on Sunday evening.  

United Nations gang associates Barzan Tilli-Choli, Daniel Russell, Dilun Heng, Jon Croitoru, Karwan Saed, and Yong Sung Lee have also been charged with the conspiracy. Conor D’Monte and Cory Vallee were indicted but have not yet been arrested.

Bacon brother Jonathon Bacon died as a result of a gunshot wound inflicted outside of the Delta Grand Okanagan Resort in Kelowna on August 14.

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