Tag Archives: Quebec

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. 

Update Victim and suspect identified – Fight between two homeless men ends with in Homicide

Montreal police said they discovered a 53-year-old Réjean Charron in the area of Union Ave near Sainte-Catherine St on July 14th at approximately 9:30 pm.

The victim was taken to hospital where he died from multiple stab wounds. It is alleged that an argument between two men escalated and resulted in the stabbing.

Police said 66-year-old Jean Gauthier, was transported to a detention centre and charged with first-degree murder.

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

60-year-old Denis Chassé stabbed to death in a pedestrian tunnel

Saint-Hyacinthe police received several calls on Tuesday July 3rd at around noon reporting a man suffering from serious injuries at a pedestrian crossing.

Police and paramedics arrived to find Denis Chassé, 60, suffering in life threatening condition. Chassé was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Steve Gaudette was charged with second degree murder of Denis Chassé onJuly 4th at the Saint-Hyacinthe courthouse.

Man with Mafia ties killed in Laval – Steve Ovadia, shot to death in the Chomedey district

Laval police were called to a strip mall on Samson Blvd. shortly after 8:00pm on report of a shooting on June 27th.

Police arrived to find Steve Ovadia, 45, deceased at the scene. According to police Ovadia was connected to the Montreal Mafia and allegedly ran a network of drug traffickers.

The suspects fled the scene in a four-door vehicle that is either pale grey or pale blue. No arrests have been made at this time.

Nicolas Lavoie-Cloutier 18 shot to death in Montreal

Montreal police were called to the area of Quinn and Brodeur streets, on June 25th at approximately 9:30 pm on report of a shooting.

Police arrived to fins Nicolas Lavoie-Cloutier, 18, suffering for gunshot wounds. Lavoie-Cloutier was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

It is alleged that Lavoie-Cloituie was running from a group of people when he was shot.

No arrests have been made at this time.

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