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Deaths of woman, 2 boys in Point-aux-Trembles deemed homicides: Montreal police

Montreal police say officers discovered the three bodies after they entered the home.
Montreal police say officers discovered the three bodies after they entered the home. Yannick Gadbois/Global News

Montreal police have deemed the death of a 42-year-old woman and her two young sons a triple homicide, which was followed by a suicide.

Dahia Khellaf and her two- and four-year-old sons were found dead in their Pointe-aux-Trembles home last Wednesday, a day after the children’s father, Nabil Yssaad, died by suicide in Joliette.

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The three deaths were confirmed at the scene and were being treated as suspicious, according to police.

On Tuesday, Montreal police spokesperson Jean-Pierre Branband said that based on the autopsy and other information gathered in the last week, investigators were able to confirm that the deaths were related to a homicide.

An investigation is still ongoing to determine the cause of death.

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