MANSFIELD, MA (WFSB) - A person of interest in the murder of a Yale grad student is accused of stealing an unmarked vehicle from a dealership in Massachusetts.

Pan.jpg

Qinxuan Pan

The Mansfield, MA Police Department released new details this week about the investigation into the search for 29-year-old Qinxuan Pan.

U.S. marshals called Qinxuan a person of interest in the shooting death of Kevin Jiang, which happened on Feb. 6. Jiang was found in the area of Nash and Lawrence streets in New Haven.

RELATED: Reward increased for information leading to arrest of 'person of interest' in Yale student's death

On Feb. 16, Mansfield, MA police said they received a call about a stolen vehicle from Station Buick GMC on Chauncy Street.

They said they identified Qinxuan as the suspect.

A warrant for larceny of a motor vehicle was issued by Attleboro District Court.

New Haven police said the stolen vehicle and Qinxuan are the subject of their murder investigation in Connecticut.

RELATED: MIT grad named a person of interest in murder of Yale student

New Haven police had said that they believed Qinxuan visited dealerships in Connecticut or Massachusetts before the murder.

U.S. marshals said Qinxuan could possibly be staying with friends or family in Georgia.

They described him as being 6 feet tall and weighing about 170 pounds. He has a medium complexion and short black hair.

Police said Qinxuan should be considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information is asked to contact U.S. Marshals at 1-877-Wanted-2 (1-877-926-8332).

Copyright 2021 WFSB (Meredith Corporation). All rights reserved.

Locations

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.