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Montreal police make arrest in connection with city’s 10th homicide of 2024

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WATCH: The body of a 33-year man was found dead in the Plateau-Mont-Royal borough at 5 a.m. Sunday morning. Montreal police say the death is a homicide. Global's Matilda Cerone reports – May 12, 2024

Montreal police have arrested a 22-year-old man in connection with the city’s 10th homicide of 2024.

The suspect was arrested Sunday evening in Montreal’s Plateau-Mont-Royal borough.

In a press release, Montreal police said he is expected to appear in court later in the day on Monday and is facing first-degree murder charges.

The arrest came after a man was found bloodied and unconscious early Sunday morning in an alley near the intersection of Parc and Mont-Royal avenues.

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Attempts to revive him were unsuccessful.

Police said there were signs of violence on the man’s body, but that they had not been caused by a weapon.

A command post and perimeter were set up at the scene on Sunday to allow for the investigation.

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