Marcel Poirier dies after attack in Plaza Laurier in Montreal

Montreal police responded to a 911 at approximately 5:15 am on July 28th reporting an attack in progress inside the Plaza Laurier on Laurier Ave. near Henri Julien Ave.

Police arrived to find a 54-year-old Marcel Poirier unconscious. Paramedics rushed the victim to a hospital where he died of injuries consistent with a stab wound that day. 

Police arrested a 62-year-old man at the scene. Charges have not been laid at this time, but police said the suspect is cooperating. 

The 2019 Montreal Homicide Victim List is available here.