A 33-year-old man is accused of shooting the victim and then moving the body 40 kilometers away in an attempt to cover up the murder. The man was found dead near a boat in Monteregi last week.
• Read more: Montérégie: Suspect arrested in a murder case
Jimmy Lemierre-Charlebois appeared Tuesday afternoon at Saint-Hyacinthe court via video conference from the Sûreté du Québec post at the MRC des Muscoutains.
Back bent, hands under the table, he remained silent throughout the narrow hearing.
The father of the family has been formally charged with the shooting death of Danny Durand Laporte.
Charged with possession of a loaded controlled weapon without a permit and carrying it for a dangerous purpose.
According to the deed of condemnation, the crime would have taken place last Thursday in Saint-Liboire.
At 9:45 p.m. that night, the authorities were alerted to a seriously injured man in the 5th rank in Saint-Bernard-de-Michaudville, Monterrey, nearly 40 kilometers away.
Agents of the Sûreté du Québec found the victim on the ground, next to a boat mounted on bars.
After a terrible fall Mr. Police initially believed Durant Laporte was dead.
However, investigators quickly realized it was a homicide.
In addition to where the body was found, authorities investigated two other scenes at a hotel in Saint-Liboire and Drummondville.
According to our information, a vehicle used to transport the 31-year-old victim was also examined by the police.
The exact reason for this clash is not yet known.
Like his victim, Jimmy Lemierre-Charlebois has appeared in court several times.
He was sentenced to two years in prison for robbery in 2008 and nine months in 2014 for possession of drugs for the purpose of trafficking.
In this new suit, the Crown objected to the issue of the thirties.
A new hearing for the acquittal is scheduled for next Monday.
– With Camille Byant and Jonathan Tremblay
“Music geek. Coffee lover. Devoted food scholar. Web buff. Passionate internet guru.”