Yanick Dostie-Pouliot charged with murder in relation to the homicide of 80-year-old Jeannine Perron-Ruel in Coaticook

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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.