#UK EXCLUSIVE Fugitive Lithuanian murder suspect, 39, allegedly on the run for 15 years arrested in UK #UKnews
A Lithuanian man suspected of a brutal gang murder and who authorities say was on the run for 15 years has been arrested in Britain after constructing a brand new secret life for himself.
Viadotas Misiulis, 39, allegedly fled his residence nation in 2007 shortly earlier than he was as a consequence of go on trial for his half in the 2004 killing of a person named as Robert Caregorodtsev, 25.
He is believed to have established a brand new identification for himself, Donatas Soblevicius, in Britain, acquired married and had two kids.
His devastated spouse Alge, 37, tearfully advised MailOnline: ‘I didn’t know something about this. The police got here a couple of weeks in the past to say they wished him for parking tickets and that’s it. The subsequent factor I heard he was arrested and in a cell.’
Viadotas Misiulis (pictured), 39, allegedly fled his residence nation in 2007 shortly earlier than he was as a consequence of go on trial for his half in the 2004 killing of a person named as Robert Caregorodtsev, 25
Companies House data present the suspect arrange a constructing agency referred to as Guildon in 2012, working the enterprise from his four-bedroom £550,000 residence (pictured) in Hythe, Kent
At the time of the murder, it’s alleged that Misiulis was a member of a gang referred to as The Hawks, which struck terror in the metropolis of Siauliai, 100 miles north of the capital Kaunas.
Reports at the time revealed the sufferer had gone to the support of one other man who was being attacked by Misiulis however had then been set upon himself by Misiulis and several other different members of the gang.
The sufferer was repeatedly kicked and punched and died from his accidents in hospital.
Although Misiulis and 9 others have been caught and charged, Misiulis is believed to have fled to Britain earlier than he may seem in courtroom.
The different members of the gang have been convicted in 2007 and sentenced to between three and 12 years in jail.
Meanwhile, authorities in Lithuania often issued appeals for data on Misiulis, who was additionally positioned on Interpol’s Red List.
But MailOnline has been advised that he used false paperwork to get a Lithuanian passport in the title of Donatas Soblevicius, initially residing in Lincolnshire, which has a excessive variety of Lithuanian migrants, earlier than shifting to Kent.
Revealing no particulars of his previous, he was capable of mix in and reside quietly in Britain with out anybody figuring out about his previous – even attending educational programs and assembly his unsuspecting future spouse Alge, with whom he has two kids.
The suspect was ultimately arrested final month after police noticed him driving by Ashtead. On July 30, he appeared earlier than Westminster Magistrates courtroom on expenses of murder, theft, GBH and fraud
On his Linkedin web page, the suspect describes how he attended Siauliai University between 2003-2006, finding out electronics. Then there’s a 4 12 months hole till 2010 when he says he attended East London University and took a civil engineering course for three years.
Companies House data present the suspect had an organization in Lincolnshire, which was later dissolved. He then arrange a constructing agency referred to as Guildon in 2012, working the enterprise from his four-bedroom £550,000 residence in Hythe, Kent.
Documents filed final month confirmed the agency had belongings of £435,000 and that it was often utilized by faculties and native authorities in Kent for constructing jobs.
But final month, after British police obtained data Misiulis was residing in Kent, a surveillance operation was put in place round his home, with locals being proven an image of him and requested to substantiate the place he lived.
A supply stated: ‘The police have been asking everybody alongside the avenue about Donatas and so they had an image of him. They stated he was wished for site visitors violations, however it all appeared a bit heavy-handed for me for dashing tickets.
‘They knocked on his house as well, looking for him, and his wife thought they were scammers and told them to go away. They told her it was over parking tickets but she didn’t imagine they have been actual police and despatched them away.’
Last month, after British police obtained data Misiulis was residing in Kent, a surveillance operation was put in place round his home (pictured), with locals being proven an image of him and requested to substantiate the place he lived
The suspect was ultimately arrested final month after police noticed him driving by Ashtead. On July 30, he appeared earlier than Westminster Magistrates courtroom on expenses of murder, theft, GBH and fraud.
Court data present that originally he contested the indisputable fact that he was wished, so the case was adjourned till August 1 to permit for additional checks. But when he appeared the second time, he agreed to be extradited and is now again in Lithuania awaiting trial.
His spouse Alge stated at her residence: ‘This is all too much for me. I’ve had my mom right here with me to assist to type issues out and take care of the kids. I simply don’t know what’s gone on. I didn’t know something about this.’
Neighbours additionally reacted with shock and shock, with one saying: ‘Blimey! Well, I by no means. I had no thought. He appeared such a pleasant, pleasant bloke. He was all the time blissful and cheerful and would wave hey. His spouse and the two kids are pretty.’
Another stated: ‘His wife told me he had been arrested but she had no idea what it was all about. She is absolutely devastated by what’s occurred and her world has fallen aside.’
Wife Alge stated at her residence (pictured): ‘I didn’t know something about this.’ Meanwhile, neighbours additionally reacted with shock and shock
A former enterprise associate of his who requested to not be named stated: ‘We had a bit of falling out a few years ago, but we remained on good terms. I’m shocked about what you’ve advised me. I simply had no thought and naturally he by no means talked about something like that to me.
‘He said that he had come to Britain to better his life and he had studied at university and set up his own building firm, which was doing pretty well. Thinking back, one thing I did find odd is that he asked me to remove his picture from all social media about the company – maybe that had something to do with it.’
In a press release to MailOnline, Lithuanian police stated: ‘We would like to inform you that Vaidotas Misiulis was arrested in the UK on July 29. He has already been brought back to Lithuania and is currently waiting for the court.
‘Vaidotas Misiulis has been wanted internationally since 2008. He has been accused of murder, robbery, fraud and forgery of documents.’