55 year old Robert Gaudette remains at large this morning.
Gaudette, was found to have escaped from the Montée Saint-François minimum security prison in Laval during the 5am headcount yesterday.
The Journal de Montreal this morning says Gaudette apparently escaped by climbing out a window of the group home he shared with other inmates on the prison grounds.
The newspaper, quoting an unnamed source, says the escape seems to have been a spontaneous gesture.
Gauette was serving time for the murder of his wife in 2000.
He was convicted in 2002 and ordered to serve a minimum of 14-years in prison and was transferred to Montée Saint-François five years ago.
Gaudette is 55 years old, he's 5'11" and weighs 189 lbs. He has a fair complexion, green eyes and light brown hair. He has a surgical scar on the abdomen.
Police say that if you spot him, call 911.