Edward Lee Leblanc is wanted for his alleged involvement in the murder a woman in California. On or about February 14, 2008, Leblanc allegedly stabbed the woman in the stomach after an argument. He then allegedly drove her to a remote area of the desert where he burned her body, and then buried her in a shallow grave.
Leblanc was charged with murder by the Superior Court of the State of California, County of Riverside, and a state warrant was issued for his arrest on August 12, 2008. A federal arrest warrant was issued by the United States District Court, Central District of California, on May 30, 2013, after Leblanc was charged federally with unlawful flight to avoid prosecution.
Leblanc may have fled to Guatemala or Central America. He wears glasses, and may have attempted to remove or cover his tattoos.
Leblanc is a cigarette smoker and likes to drink Gallo (a popular brand in Guatemala) beer. He has also been active in various rugby leagues in Guatemala. Leblanc has stated that he served in the United States Marine Corps and fled to Guatemala as a conscientious objector. Leblanc was never a member of the Marine Corps and has no military background.
Leblanc has been known to use a red Honda motorcycle for transportation.