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2 People Are Dead In Montreal After What Police Suspect Was A 'Family Conflict'

Montreal's 30th and 31st homicides of 2022.

Senior Editor
Montreal police car with flashing lights at night.

Montreal police car with flashing lights at night.

Police are investigating the deaths of two people, a 60-year-old man and a 65-year-old woman, on Montreal's Île-Bizard Wednesday night as the city's 30th and 31st homicides of 2022.

The SPVM suspects the individuals were killed after what police spokesperson Raphaël Bergeron described Thursday morning as a "family conflict."

He said authorities were alerted to the presence of two unconscious people inside a residence on the suburban island at around 9:30 p.m. Officers located the individuals and a paramedic doctor later declared them dead on the scene.

Police have arrested one suspect, a 29-year-old man, who they say is related to the victims.

Investigators believe the murders occurred following a "dispute."

The SPVM's major crimes unit is now responsible for the ongoing investigation.

This article's cover image was used for illustrative purposes only.

    Thomas MacDonald
    Senior Editor
    Thomas MacDonald is a Senior Editor for MTL Blog focused on Montreal public transit and is based in Montreal, Quebec.
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