11-year-old boy and a 13-year-old girl killed in Laval. A 46-year-old man is facing first-degree murder charges

The 2022 Laval Homicide Victim List is available here

Laval police responded to a call from neighbours on Lauzon Street around 6 p.m on October 17th.

On arrival police discovered the children ages 11 & 13 in critical condition. The victims were rushed to hospital, where they were they died of their injuries. Police have not released the cause of death, however, a Police source told Global News that the two children were drowned in the bathtub. A third person managed to flee the home and headed to a neighbours house.

The victims have been identified as brother and sister. A 46-year-old man identified as the victim’s father has been arrested and taken to hospital for unspecified injuries. He is facing two counts of first-degree murder, and assault in relation to the strangling of the woman who fled to the neighbours.

Information will be added as it becomes available.