Deadly stabbing in the Mercier-Hochelaga-Maisonneuve borough

A 70 year-old woman was stabbed to death in the Mercier-Hochelaga-Maisonneuve borough on Friday morning.

A man of roughly the same age was arrested on the scene.

Montreal police said the stabbing occurred during a dispute in a residence located in an apartment building on Faribault Ave., near the intersection with Granby Ave.

The woman was found by police officers at 6:45 a.m. and was declared dead at the scene.

The relationship between the victim and suspect was not yet known.

It’s Montreal's second murder of the year.



- With files from the Canadian Press