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.