A young girl stabbed to death in Montreal

Une fillette poignardée à mort à Montréal

A mother allegedly stabbed to death one of his daughters in addition to seriously hurt her other child early Saturday evening in the neighbourhood of Villeray in Montreal.

The building at rue Rousselot, where the tragedy occurred.

The tragedy occurred in the Cooperative housing corporation Rousselot, on the street of the same name to 18 h.

For a reason that remained to be explained, two girls, aged 5 and 11 years, were reportedly stabbed by the mother, 34 years of age.

At the end of the evening, one of the two vitimes had succumbed to his injuries while the other was still in critical condition, according to our sources.

In a video captured by a bystander and viewed by The Journal, one can see the father of the two young victims screaming, obviously in a state of shock.

Mother arrested

The father of the two young victims, pictured on the right, while he was recounting the event to the police.

“I can’t believe that she did that […] It has [tried to] kill my girls,” he says.

According to our information the mother, Catherine Perras, caked in blood ,was reportedly arrested by police officers at her out of the building.

The tragedy has shaken the neighborhood.

“It was an excellent dad “, has also described a neighbour, the tears in the eyes in describing the scene .

Late Saturday night, police were busy even to question witnesses and neighbors to try to understand the circumstances that led to this sad outcome.

Major Crimes

The event has imposed a strong deployment police officer on Saturday.

A security perimeter has been erected in the village of Jarry street at the Crémazie boulevard to allow investigators major crime police Department of the City of Montreal to do their work.

“Currently, the police analyze the scene and try to gather the information,” says the spokesman Julien Lévesque.

– With Frederique Giguere and Maxime Deland

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