Bessette was abducted by his non-custodial father, Roger Bessette, from Laval, Canada on December 20, 1972, leaving behind his mother, sisters, and a brother. A few hours after the kidnapping, the father's vehicle was found abandoned on the Victoria bridge in Montreal.
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