August 15, 2014 12:17 pm

Belleville man, 23, charged in human trafficking investigation


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BELLEVILLE, Ont. – Police say a man wanted in a human trafficking investigation in Belleville, Ont., has been arrested.

Investigators say 23-year-old Kadeem Francis turned himself in to police at 9:30 a.m.

He faces several charges, including human trafficking, forcible confinement, exploitation and living on the avails of prostitution.

Francis was scheduled for a bail hearing Friday afternoon, as were two others arrested Monday in the same investigation.

Police searched a home after someone reported a young woman had been held there against her will for days and forced into the sex trade.

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