Normand James dies from a stab wound after breaking into a home in Hudson Quebec

It has been reported that Normand James, 52, who according to reports, had a history of mental illness was asked to leave his mother’s home on April 3rd. James then broke into a home nearby and was stabbed in the abdomen by the female homeowner at approximately 6:15am. According to reports only a woman and her three children were home at the time.

Normand James was rushed to hospital in critical condition where he died of his injuries. The woman was taken in for questioning and was released later that day.

SQ spokesperson Sgt. Stéphane Tremblay stated that investigators will submit their evidence to the Quebec’s office of criminal prosecutions to determine if the woman will be charged with anything.

The 2020 Quebec Homicide Victim List is available here.