Police have laid charges in the city's first murder of the 2018.
were called to an apartment on rue Napoléon-Groulx on January 30th for
a wellness check.
they arrived they discovered a woman's body.
an autopsy, police determined that Claire Hébert, 58, had died two days
earlier due to head trauma.
Sunday, officers arrested Denis Junior Dompierre, 38, and charged him
with second degree murder.
to police, Dompierre had lived with his mother.
had a stormy relationship," explained Sergeant JP Lemay. "He has a past
criminal record, but several years ago and we're talking about minor
had been called to the apartment on January 27th for a domestic
incident, or family conflict.
said that officers were there just to give advice to those at the
apartment but that it was not a police intervention.
made his first court appearance on Monday.
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