Two teenagers alleged to have partaken in a triple homicide that occurred yesterday morning in a house on Sicard Street in Trois-Rivières appeared at youth court this morning. They were arraigned on multiple charges, including first degree murder and conspiracy to murder police officers.
The accused stood quietly in the prisoners dock wearing white prison jumpsuits and handcuffs. One is short with long wavy hair and a goatee who recently turned 17. The other, also 17, is tall and gangly.
Police surrounded the youths as they left the home at 8am Tuesday, shortly after the murders supposedly took place. Inside, policed discovered the bodies of 2 sisters a 22-year old and a 17-year old along with a 17 year old male.
Although the police aren’t releasing any information regarding the investigation, there are reports that there was a relationship between one of the girls and one of the suspects.
The two teenagers, whose names cannot be published because of their age, are due back in court on February 25. The crown is asking that the accused, if convicted, be sentenced as adults.