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Body found in Gatineau home leads to a homicide investigation

Gatineau Police responded to a call of a man acting strangely on January 18th at 171 boulevard de la Cité-des-Jeunes.

Officers located and apprehended, Jean-François Dupuis 21behind the residence. Once inside the home, police found an unresponsive elderly woman who was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police have released the woman’s name as Thérèse Gauvreau, 83.

More to come…

Jean-François Dupuis has been charged with second degree murder in the death of Gauvreau.

Crown Prosecutor Sylvain Petitclerc said “we do have some details that Mr. Dupuis had some problems, some mental problems before the incident.”

 

Christine Macneil shot in Gatineau hotel

Gatineau police were responding to reports of gunshots when they found the lifeless body of Christine Macneil inside a room at the Sheraton Hotel and Conference Centre in Gatineau on October 19.

Police have no suspects at this time, and the investigation is ongoing.

**UPDATE**

Macneil had told Ottawa police she was a victim of human trafficking before she was killed.

Macneil also had ties to an Ottawa crime family. MacNeil former boyfriend was Emilio Spezzano, brother of Giovanni “Johnny” Spezzano, who was member of the Hells Angels, but since died by suicide earlier this year.