Tag Archives: Quebec

Ophélie Martin-Cyr found dead in a farmers field in Yamachiche QC

Sûreté du Québec said the body of Ophélie Martin-Cyr, 19,  was found by a farmer in a field in Yamachiche, Que. on Wednesday October 10th. investigators said Martin-Cyr, body showed signs of violence.

Francis Martel and Rene Kegle have been arrested in connection with the death of 19-year-old Ophélie Martin-Cyr. Martel​ has been charged with the first-degree murder of Martin-Cyr and being an accomplice after the fact.

Timmy Ménard-Mélo charged in Gatineau’s latest homicide

Gatineau Police were called home on rue Du Vigneau on October 2nd on report of an altercation.

Police arrived to find a 25-year-old man suffering from serious injuries. The victim was taken to Hull Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Timmy Ménard-Mélo was arrested near the scene a short time after the altercation. Police said hes been charged with murder but have not responded on the extent of the charges at this time. Ménard-Mélo’s address was listed as 328 rue Du Vigneau, Apt. 1, the same as where the victim was found.

 

Laval police investigating the death of Sebastien Vena

Laval police were called to  Fusion restaurant on Levesque Blvd. around 8 p.m on September 25th on report of a shooting.

Police and paramedic arrived to find 46-year-old Sebastien Vena, suffering from gunshot wounds. Vena was taken to hospital where he died of his injuries.

It has been reported that a suspect entered the restaurant, fired at Vena, and fled the scene.

Vena is known to police and had convictions for attempted murder, assault, drug trafficking, and had ties to organized crime.

Montreal Homicide #18 – Man found dead in a Côte-des-Neiges apartment

Montreal police responded to a Côte-des-Neiges apartment on Tuesday August 28th at approximately 6:00pm on report of a dead body.

Police said the landlord of the building discovered the victim. Police believe the victim is around 35-years-old, however the victim has yet to be identified. “The victim’s body has numerous signs of violence on it,” said Montreal police spokesperson Manuel Couture.

No arrests have been made at this time.

More to come…

This year’s Montreal homicide victim list can be viewed here. 

Guy Therrin was out on full parole when he was fatally shot in Montreal

Montreal police responded to report of a shooting on August 23rd at approximately 8:25pm that took place in a Lafrenaie St. warehouse.

Police arrived to find a 21-year-old man suffering from upper body injuries and 53-year-old Guy Therrien, who was pronounced at the scene. The 21-year-old is in stable condition.

Police arrested a 44-year-old male suspect in Napierville on August 24th. He is being questioned by homicide detectives.

Both victims are known to police. Therrien was serving parole for a 70-month sentence he received in 2014 after he pleaded guilty to possessing cocaine for the purposes of trafficking.

This year’s Montreal homicide victim list can be viewed here. 

30 year old man dies in Montreal Stabbing

Montreal police and paramedics were called to the corner of St-Hubert St. and de Maisonneuve Blvd., near Place Émilie-Gamelin on August 9th at approximately 2:40am on report of a stabbing.

Witnesses said an altercation between two men escalated and resulted in the stabbing. The victim, who was known to police was rushed to hospital where he died of a stab wound to the upper body.

No arrests have been made at this time.

This year’s Montreal homicide victim list can be viewed here. 

Alexandre Larouche found dead in a Saguenay home

Saguenay police were called to a home on Johanna Street in the Chicoutimi-North district on August 1st at approximately 3:00pm.

Upon arrival police found  Alexandre Larouche, 22, deceased, and his body showing signs of violence. According to the Sûreté du Québec, Larouche was known to police and they believe the incident was targeted.

No other information is available at this time.

Man dies in Sherbrook Altercation

Police said a man in his 20’s has died after being severely injured at a residence in the area of Sanborn St. and Gordon St on July 18th.

The 20 year old victim was stabbed while in an altercation with many people. police have arrested two men, aged 19 and 25, but said it is possible that more may be arrested.

4 People arrested in fatal stabbing near Montreal’s Chinatown

Montreal police were called to the area of St-Laurent Boulevard and Viger Avenue, near Montreal’s Chinatown, at approximately 3:50am on July 21st.

Police arrived to find two victims, in their 20’s that had been stabbed. Both were rushed to hospital where the one victim died of his injuries.

Police said a 28-year-old man, a 26-year-old man, a 31-year-old woman and a 23-year-old woman were arrested. No other information has been released at this time.

This year’s Montreal homicide victim list can be viewed here.