Father and two young daughters found dead in a Gatineau murder-suicide

Gatineau police responded to a check on welfare at a home in at a home on rue de Dunkerque on September 22nd at approximately 2:00pm.

On arrival police located Essodom Kpatcha, 51, and his two daughters, Orli Kpatcha, 3, and Liel Kpatcha, 5, deceased. The investigation has determined that Essodom took his own life after taking the lives of his daughters. Police said the daughters showed no signs of violence. The cause of death has not been released.

The 2021 Quebec Homicide Victim List is available here