The laurentians: he pleads guilty of having caused the death of a 30 year old woman

News 14 February, 2018
  • Frederique Giguere

    Tuesday, 13 February, 2018 23:11

    Tuesday, 13 February, 2018 23:11

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    A 34 year old male has been punished with a sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole before 15 years for having caused the death of a woman in Grenville-sur-la-Rouge in the Laurentians.

    Read also: Arrests in connection with the murder of Marielle Portelance

    The body of Marielle Portelance, Hawkesbury, Ontario, was discovered on July 29, 2016.

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    Marielle Portelance

    Mario Lalonde was arrested three weeks later by the Sûreté du Québec. He pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges of second-degree murder.

    A publication ban prevents us from revealing the details of this story, as a 41 year old woman must stand trial in the fall for his alleged involvement in the crime.

    Family devastated

    The family of Marielle Portelance, 30-year-old at the time of his death, was present to hear the judge pronounce the sentence of Mario Lalonde, Tuesday, at the palace of justice. The victim’s mother delivered a poignant testimonial.

    “I forgive you, but I will never forget the violence of your acts towards my daughter “, was fittingly launched Louise Portelance speaking to the man.


    The latter has not ceased to cry during testimony.

    It is also addressed to the family of his victim by apologizing and indicating they have difficulty expressing themselves because of the shame that dwells in it.