A 32-year-old woman is facing justice for her mother’s premeditated murder in Chagune almost two years ago.
Melanie Dubuque, 32, who was the subject of an arrest warrant, originally from Montreal’s South Shore, was arrested early Monday in Saint-Honoré, in the Saguenay region.
He appeared in Chicoutimi court on charges of premeditated murder, theft and fraud.
According to our information, all the three charges are related to the same case.
Found a week after death
The body of the victim, 57-year-old Sylvie LeMay, was found in her home on March 16, 2021. “The suspect was found near the victim, who had been dead for a week,” reports the Sûreté du Québec.
Arrest warrant issued by the police, whose Newspaper Indicates that a copy has been received, Mme LeMay died “on or about March 9, 2021.”
Joined by Newspaper, the victim’s sister, Danielle Lemay confirms that the outcome is a “relief” for the family, which has been hit hard by these “tragic circumstances”. “It cannot go on with impunity,” he says. Mme LeMay declined to comment further because of the pending investigation.
Note that the death of Sylvie Lemay, who lived in Saint-Honoré, was not publicized at the time.