Gatineau: the murderer of Theresa Gauvreau verdict of not criminally responsible

News 15 December, 2017
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    Friday, December 15, 2017 14:10

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    GATINEAU – Jean-François Dupuis, who killed Theresa Gauvreau in January 2017 to Gatineau, has been declared not criminally responsible on account of mental disorder on Friday morning at the courthouse in Gatineau.

    Dupuis, 22 years old, will remain held at the institut Philippe-Pinel de Montréal to pursue his treatments.

    Justice Catherine Mandeville ordered that he be held until he is evaluated by the examination Commission.

    She is bent at the joint recommendation of the Defence and the Crown.

    On the 18th of January last, Therese Gauvreau, 83 years old, was killed behind his residence in the boulevard de la Cité-des-Jeunes in the Hull sector.

    A 911 call to be poorly managed

    The daughter of Ms. Gauvreau had argued at the time that the 911 call a neighbor was badly managed and that this mistake had probably cost the life of his mother.

    The police Department of the City of Gatineau (SPVG) had in fact explained that “the urgency of the appeal had not been properly assessed by the attendant to communications,” and that “administrative measures” have been taken against the employee of the 911.

    The neighbour had called the emergency services to report the presence of a man in crisis on the street.