Police responded to a report of an elderly woman on the ground infront of a home on de la Rivière Street in Coaticook on December 2nd at approximately 11:30am.
The victim, 80-year-old Jeannine Perron-Ruel was found injured outside her home. She was rushed to hospital where she was pronounced deceased.
Police arrested Yanick Dostie-Pouliot,38, and charged him with second-degree murder. Investigators have not released the relationship between the victim and the accused, only saying that they were known to each other.