Police were called to 2nd Street and 8th ave in the borough of Limoilou, on October 7th on report of a severely injured man.
Poilce arrived to find 73 year old Mathias Breton in serious condition, with marks consistent with an edged weapon. Breton was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.
Yan Dugas 18 has been arrested and charged with first degree murder in the death of Mathias Breton.
Mathias Breton had been convicted of sexual assault on minors and sentenced twice serving a total of 6 years in prison.
The death of Breton is the first homicide in Quebec City in 2016.