Laval police may have cracked a decades old cold case

A 50-year-old man appeared in court today to face attempted murder charges in a case dating back more than two decades.

Police in Laval say they took another look at some old evidence, using new technology and that led them to Sylvain Belisle.

He is charged with trying to kill a corrections officer in Ste. Rose, in the summer of 1995.

The victim was stabbed as he was sleeping in his home.