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Sûreté du Québec arrests suspect after the death of a Mascouche mother

SQ police spokesperson Eloise Cossette confirmed that the victim was 33-year-old Jaël Cantin. Jaël Cantin/Facebook

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.

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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.

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The investigation was transferred to the SQ’s major crimes division.

— With files from Global News’ Kalina Laframboise and Alessia Maratta

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