Waterloo man charged with murder; the BEI is investigating

Waterloo man charged with murder; EIB investigating

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A man from Waterloo was charged Thursday, at the Granby courthouse, with the second degree murder of a woman killed on June 13 in Stukely-Sud. < /p>

In addition to being charged with second degree murder, Jean-Philippe Coutu faces charges of death threats, intimidation and break and enter.

L he 41-year-old man was arrested while trying to enter a residence on Robert-Savage road, in Stukely-Sud. Following information provided by the suspect to the police, the lifeless body of a 66-year-old woman was found in a wooded area near the residence.

Detained since his arrest, Jean-Philippe Coutu will return to court on August 22.

The Independent Investigations Bureau (BEI) is also involved in the case since a few minutes before the murder, Sûreté du Québec (SQ) patrol officers intercepted the suspect for a traffic violation. The individual would then have “made incoherent and threatening remarks” before leaving the premises”. The BEI is continuing its investigation.