Suspect arrested after 2 children found dead in Wendake: Quebec police

Posted October 11, 2020 11:13 am

Police say two children have been found dead in a home in Wendake, Que., a Huron-Wendat First Nation near Quebec City.

Provincial police say they received a call from Wendake police at around 2 a.m. about the discovery of two bodies.

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They say a 30-year-old man turned himself in to Quebec City police in relation to the incident.

A spokeswoman for provincial police says the suspect will be evaluated in hospital and questioned by investigators.

Provincial and Wendake police are involved in the investigation into what happened.

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The province’s new Indigenous affairs minister tweeted his condolences to the children’s loved ones.

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“My first thoughts go out to the loved ones and the family of these two young children,” Ian Lafreniere wrote.

“There are no words to describe such a tragedy. As a father, my heart is shattered.”

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