At 4:00 am Sunday, emergency crews were called to to save a man who had fallen off Mount-Royal.
The man who was in his 30's, was hiking through a heavily-wooded area of Mount-Royal.
Initially reports claimed the man slipped and fell, but The Gazette reports that the man suffered a heart attack before he tumbled 10 meters down the side of the mountain.
It took 20 minutes to locate the victim and another 10 minutes to reach him.
According to Urgence Santé, the man was declared dead at the scene.
The woman, who called 911 who is believed to be his wife was taken to hospital to be treated for shock.