The Sûreté du Québec (SQ) has arrested a man in his 30s after the suspicious death of a mother in Mascouche on Thursday.
Police wouldn’t confirm the identity of the man until he is formally charged.
According to SQ spokesperson Eloise Cossette, the victim was 33-year-old Jaël Cantin.
Mascouche police was called to a home on des Anglais Road around 4 a.m., where they found an injured man and woman. Police said they found several children in the home as well.
The man and woman were taken to hospital, where the woman was pronounced dead.
Police say they are not afraid for the life of the man.
The investigation was transferred to the SQ’s major crimes division.
— With files from Global News’ Kalina Laframboise and Alessia Maratta