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Illutak Anautak stabs 3 family members to death in Northern Quebec

Three people were murdered and two others injured in a stabbing spree on June 10th in the remote village of Akulivik.

Police said the suspect, Illutak Anautak 19, stabbed his uncle Lucassie Anautak, 36, 12-year-old cousin Patulik Anautak, and Eli Qinuajuak, 32, who is married to one of Illutak’s aunts. All three victims were pronounced dead at the scene.

Two others were injured at another home but are expected to survive. It is alleged that Anautak broke into 3 homes and was intercepted by police while trying to break into the fourth.

Anautak was shot by police while trying to enter the fourth home, and then fatally shot when he started to approach police.

The Canadian Homicide Statistics for the first four months of 2017  is available here.

Katrina Leigh Hazlett charged with the death of her 7 month old daughter

Gatineau police responded to a call of an unresponsive baby on May 29th . The 7 month old baby was rushed to hospital where she was pronounced dead.

The Mother of the baby, Katrina Leigh Hazlett, 28, has been charged with one count of criminal negligence causing death.

Gatineau police said the autopsy revealed “no trace of violence” on the infants body, however the autopsy revealed other information that will help the investigation. The cause of death has not been released at this time.

The Canadian Homicide Statistics for the first 4 months of 2017 are available here.

Montreal’s 11th homicide, is the city’s 6th homicide for the month of May

Montreal police were called to a residence on Roi-René Boulevard on May 27th at 4:30 pm, after a woman called 911 on report of a dead man.

Police said the victim had been shot and was known to police.

a report in La Presse  identified the victim as Mustapha Danach, 30, and said that he had ties to Lebanese mafia and Italian organized crime.

No arrests have been made at this time.

The 2017 Montreal Homicide Victim List is available here.

Update 2 men charged: Man dies after Downtown Montreal stabbing

Montreal police were called to Sainte-Catherine and Mackay at 11:40 pm on May 23, on report of a stabbing.

Police found a 23 year old man suffering from stab wounds to the upper body at corner of Crescent and Sainte-Catherine streets.

The man was transported to hospital where he died later that night.

3 men were taken into police custody, however no word on charges.

Update May 29th
Luc Armand Motty, 26, and Aimen Adnane, 23 have been charged with second degree murder. The victim’s name has not been released by police.

The death of the 23 year old man is the 9th Montreal homicide this year. The 2017 Montreal Homicide Victims list is available here.

Montreal police officer charged with manslaughter in the death of Jean-Pierre Bony

On March 31, 2016, Jean-Pierre Bony 46 was allegedly shot in the head with a rubber bullet while trying to escape through a second story window during a drug raid at a building in North Montreal.

Bony was taken to hospital where he died of his injuries.

On May 24th 2017, Quebec’s Crown prosecutor’s office has decided to charge Officer Christian Gilbert of the Montreal Police with manslaughter.

The 2016 Montreal Homicide Victim List is available here.

Update: Police search for suspect in Laval Nightclub homicide

Laval Police were called to Moomba nightclub on May 18th at 3:15am on report of a fight. Police arrived at the scene to find a 33 year old man covered in blood.

The victim was rushed to hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries. Investigators have yet to determined the cause of death, only saying that the victim was not shot.

No arrests have been made at this time.

Update May 25

Laval police are searching for Mohamad Achraf Maatoug, 26, who they believe is the suspect in the Moomba nightclub murder. Police said Maatough should be considered dangerous and if seen call 9-1-1.

Mohamad Achraf Maatoug, 26,. Photo made available by Laval Police.

Fatal Stabbing near Lionel-Groulx métro station is Montreal’s 8th Homicide

Police said the stabbing happened at around 2:40 am near the  Lionel-Groulx métro station at the intersection of St-Jacques Street and Greene Avenue on May 16th.

The 49 year old victim was rushed to hospital where he died later that morning.

Police have not released many details at this time. More information will be added as it becomes available.

The Montreal Homicide Victims List is available here.

Anthony St-Jean Lamothe stabbed to death in Montreal

Montreal police were called to the intersection near Sherbrooke St. and St. Laurent Blvd on May 14th just after 3am on report of a stabbing.

According to reports Anthony St-Jean Lamothe 24  made it to nearby Clark St. before being found by emergency crews. He was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Kenneth Oteng 25 turned himself into police on March 16th and is facing a first-degree murder charge.

The death of Anthony St-Jean Lamothe is the 7th Montreal homicide this year. The Montreal Homicide Victims List is available here.

Montreal house fire death deemed homicide

Emergency crews were called to a building on St-Louis St. near Sixth Ave at 4:20am, May 7th on report of a fire.

Fire fighters found a person after the fire was extinguished. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. An autopsy is scheduled to determine the identity of the victim and the cause of death.

Homicide crews have taken over the case.

The death is the 6th Montreal homicide this year. The Montreal Homicide Victims List is available here.