Montreal man, 66, charged with first-degree murder in stabbing

Jean Gauthier, 66, was charged with first-degree murder at the Montreal courthouse on Monday in connection with the death of Réjean Charron.

Police responded to reports of an argument Saturday at approximately 9:30 p.m. on Union Ave., near Ste-Catherine St., where Charron, 53, was found stabbed. He was taken to a hospital where he died from his injuries.

Gauthier was arrested on the scene and taken to a detention centre.

The killing was the 14th homicide recorded in Montreal this year.

Original published: 2018-07-18 23:54:10 Read the full Montreal News here

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