Érik Dugas found dead in Plaisance

The Sûreté du  Québec said they found the body of 48 year old Érik Dugas in a home on Rue du Parc at around 2pm on December 31st after receiving a call for assistance.

Dugas was pronounced dead at the scene. A suspect was arrested in the evening of December 31st and is facing a first degree murder charge.

Police have not released the cause of death at this time.