Man and woman found dead inside Montreal taxi cab

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Man and woman found dead inside Montreal taxi
WATCH: The Montreal Police Major Crimes Division is investigating after the bodies of a man and a woman were found in a taxi in St-Leonard. Investigators are trying to determine if this is a double homicide or a murder followed by a suicide. Global's Dan Spector has the details. – Mar 19, 2021

Montreal police are investigating after a 52-year-old man and a 40-year-old woman were discovered dead inside a taxi cab Friday morning.

Const. Jean-Pierre Brabant says a citizen found the pair at the intersection of De Nevers and Dujarié Streets in the St-Leonard borough.

Officers arrived at 5:25 a.m. at the intersection, where the woman passenger and the male driver had injuries to their upper bodies from a sharp object.

Their deaths were quickly confirmed at the scene. The identities of the two victims have not yet been confirmed, according to Brabant.

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Investigators are considering a few hypotheses, including a possible murder-suicide or a double homicide.

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“Our investigators are still trying to determine what happened,” Brabant said in an afternoon update.

A security perimetre has been erected as investigators comb through the area. As of Friday afternoon, they were still at the scene.

Police officers are also going door to door in the neighbourhood to see if there are any witnesses or if there is video surveillance of the fatal incident.

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