August 12, 2022

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Body recovered in Quebec: Coroner’s Office confirms identity of Cristelle Mariel Quass

The remains of Crystelle Mariel Quas were fishing from the St-Charles River on Thursday afternoon, 11 days after he and one of his friends drowned in the river.

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Authorities first announced the body of a woman was found in the river at about 1:10 pm, near the rue Haut Board, about 2 km east of the tragic bicycle bridge.

Photo QMI Agency, Rene Leklerk

The body was handed over to the coroner for proper identification. The identity of 22-year-old student Cristelle Mariel Quas was not confirmed until Friday morning.

Photo QMI Agency, Rene Leklerk

After completing its intensive search on the river about a week ago, the Quebec Police decided on Thursday to re-mobilize its maritime unit due to the “window of opportunity”.

Photo by QMI Agency, Marcel Tremble

In fact, the river water level increased due to rainfall and the activities of the northern river dam, suggesting favorable sea conditions.

Photo by Dominic Llewellyn

On May 29, Mr.Me Kevin Timney Fesso, who was found dead in the early days of the search, was swept away in the Gaussian stream at the same time.

The two victims, both in their twenties, were studying for a master’s degree in business administration at the Faculty of Management Sciences at Laval University.

Listen to Alexandre Moranville-Ouellet on Mario Dumont’s microphone on QUB Radio:


Investigators from the Quebec City Police Department have long wanted a random study to explain the unfortunate events.

Photo by QMI Agency, Marcel Tremble