The Sûreté du Québec responded to the disappearance of Jean-Paul Weizineau, 49, who had left for a wooded area north of the village of Parent and had not returned on April 25th at approximately 12:00am.
Police located the body of Weizineau at approximately noon on April 25th and said the death is being treated as a homicide. The cause of death has not been released.
Police arrested a 20-year-old Josué-Nathan Weizineau, from the Atikamekw community of Opitciwan, located in Haute-Mauricie. Police have not released the relationship between the victim and the accused.