Murder of a woman in Gatineau, the son of the victim is arrested

News 12 February, 2018
  • Maxime Deland

    Monday, 12 February 2018 11:31

    Monday, 12 February 2018 11:35

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    A man of 38 years had to be charged Monday with the murder of his own mother, whose body was found on 30 January at a residence in Gatineau.

    Denis Jr Dompierre was pinned by the police of Gatineau at the wheel of his car Sunday afternoon, near the streets of Montcalm and Papineau, in the Hull sector.

    According to the authorities, Dompierre would have murdered her mother, Claire Hebert, 58, in the day of 28 January.

    The body of the fifty-year-old was found two days later inside his residence located on the rue Napoléon-Groulx.

    Various approaches of investigation were then allowed to go back to the alleged murderer.

    In a press briefing given Monday morning, Gatineau police said that the Occasion was returned to live with his mother “a few months ago and that the relationship between the two was stormy”.

    Family conflict

    The day before the murder, the police had visited the home of the victim as a result of a call to a “family dispute”.

    It is not known what happened in the hours that followed, but things have degenerated to the point where Denis Jr Dompierre would have killed his mother.

    The autopsy on the body of Claire Hébert was established that she had died of a head injury.

    The suspect is expected to appear Monday at the courthouse in Gatineau under a charge of murder not premeditated.

    According to police, the alleged murderer had acted alone and would not have benefited from the assistance of an accomplice.

    It was the first murder of the year to be committed to Gatineau.