The body of Steven Constantinou found in trunk of a car.
MONTREAL - The body of a man found in the trunk of a car Monday morning in Saint-Leonard area, Montreal, would be that of Steven Constantinou, a man linked to the Montreal Mafia missing for three weeks QMI Agency has learned. The investigation into the disappearance of the young man of 22 years is now a murder. It is not known yet how the victim was murdered and how long the crime was committed.
Earlier this month, the Montreal police had issued a notice of disappearance concerning Constantinou and asking the public's help to find him. The body was discovered in the trunk of a black Dodge Caliber parked on Avenue Paul-Émile-Lamarche near the rue du Creusot. This is the same car with which Constantinou had left his home in the borough of LaSalle, October 8. He then mentioned his family that he was going out shopping, but he never returned home. He was never seen alive either.
Reached by telephone QMI Agency, the young man's mother was inconsolable. She would not react to the murder of his son. "I'm sorry, but that's not the right time to talk," she breathed, the faint voice. Reportedly, Steven Constantinou would have already had business ties with Giuseppe "Closure" Colapelle, a major drug importer related to Italian organized crime. Colapelle was shot in March 2012 while he was in his vehicle parked in the parking lot of the bar Beaches, in the Saint-Leonard neighborhood. Connections to larger sizes According to our sources, Steven Constantinou also had links with two heavyweights of the Montreal Mafia, or Marco Pizzi and Liborio "Poncho" [BadWord]. These have both been pinned in May as part of a major police operation of the RCMP against the Montreal Mafia. The murder of Steven Constantinou is the 18th to take place in Montreal since the beginning of the year. No arrests have yet been made in connection with this crime.