MONTREAL – Police are searching for a suspect after a stabbing Sunday night that left 20-year-old Clémence Beaulieu-Patry dead.
Around 8:30 p.m., police received a 911 call about a stabbing at the Maxi grocery store on the corner of Papineau Ave. and Crémazie Blvd. in the Saint-Michel borough.
“Officers arrived on the scene and located a 20-year-old woman on the ground in distress,” said Abdullah Emran, a spokesperson with Montreal police.
Witnesses said she was stabbed by a man, who then fled the scene on foot
Beaulieu-Patry was rushed to hospital, but died of her injuries.
“A perimeter was established around the business,” said Emran.
“Major crimes, the K9 unit and crime scene technicians are on the scene to determine the circumstances.”
There have been no arrests so far.
It is the city’s second homicide of the year.