Elderly Man Arrested in Montreal’s Second Homicide

A 74 year old man has been arrested in connection with a homicide on Friday. An as yet unnamed woman in her 70s was found with stab wounds in a residence on Faribault Street.

This is Montreal’s second homicide of 2018. Last year there were 32 murders versus 24 in 2017.

Update the victim has been identified as Diane Gouin. Her partner, Jean-Pierre Mercier, now 75, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder.