The Chénier cell of the FLQ kidnapped Quebec Labour Minister Pierre Laporte in October 1970, as part of events that came to be known as the October Crisis. Laporte's strangled body was found in the trunk of a car on October 17.
Jacques Rose was convicted in 1973 of being an accessory after the fact. He was released in 1978.
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