8 of Quebec’s biggest crime stories of 2015

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MONTREAL – From Luka Magnotta withdrawing his appeal to former Quebec Lieutenant Govenor Lise Thibault being charged with fraud, here are some of Montreal’s biggest crime stories of 2015:

Samantha Higgins Trial

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Samantha Higgins Trial

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Fiancé charged in murder of Samantha Higgins

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Hinchinbrooke body identified as Lasalle mother

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A final goodbye

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Higgins family donations

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Alleged killer Nick Fontanelli back in court




Remembering Samantha Higgins

“I just wanted to find out who did this to her, to me, to my family. It was devastation.”

Nicholas Fontanelli, 22, was arrested for the murder of his fiancée, Samantha Higgins, a young mother from LaSalle.

READ THE STORY: EXCLUSIVE: Vanessa Higgins on the shock of discovering her daughter’s fiancé is the main suspect in her death

Guy Turcotte found guilty

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Guy Turcotte found guilty

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Jury delivers verdict in Guy Turcotte trial

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Jury sequestered in Turcotte trial

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Guy Turcotte’s ex-wife testifies

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Turcotte to take stand in murder trial

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Ex-wife speaks in Guy Turcotte case

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Final instructions in Turcotte trial

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Final arguments in the Turcotte trial




Turcotte’s second murder trial

“This is the day I can begin to rest. Since their deaths, I’ve had the impression my life has been a struggle. Now, it’s all about healing.”

Guy Turcotte has been found guilty of second-degree murder in the stabbing deaths of his two young children more than six years ago.

READ THE STORY: Guy Turcotte found guilty of second-degree murder in deaths of his kids

Police raids in Montreal and Longueuil target organized crime

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Police raids in Montreal and Longueuil target organized crime

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Police raids target organized crime

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Police raids across Montreal target organized crime




Police target organized crime

“It’s going to slow down their business and hurt them personally, too. Rather be outside than inside. To them it’s a business.”

About 200 officers from the Montreal police, Sûreté du Québec and the RCMP busted some of the highest ranking leaders in the Italian Mafia, the Hells Angels, several street gangs and their accomplices.

READ THE STORY: Police raids across Montreal target organized crime

Magnotta won’t appeal murder conviction

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Magnotta won’t appeal murder conviction

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Magnotta withdraws appeal of first-degree murder conviction

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Jun Lin’s father breaks down discussing trial and Luka Magnotta

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Jun Lin’s father wanted answers from Magnotta

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Jun Lin’s father satisfied with verdict in Magnotta trial

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Magnotta murder trial: the verdict

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Luka Magnotta found guilty for murder of Jun Lin

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Guilty verdict for Luka Magnotta

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Defence couldn’t prove Magnotta’s mental state at time of murder

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Crown commends jury after Magnotta found guilty

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What’s going on in the Magnotta jury room?

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Magnotta jury deliberates




Magnotta withdraws appeal

“He wants to hear something, some kind of response, remorse from the killer of his son and he would like to learn more about what happened that night.”

Luka Magnotta abandoned the appeal of his first-degree murder conviction in the slaying of Chinese student Jun Lin.

READ THE STORY: Magnotta ready to meet Jun Lin’s dad after withdrawing appeal

Charbonneau report into corruption in Quebec’s construction industry released

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Charbonneau report into corruption in Quebec’s construction industry released

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Analyzing the Charbonneau Commission

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Charbonneau Commission report

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Denis Coderre reacts to Charbonneau




Charbonneau comes to an end

“This inquiry confirmed that there was a real problem in Quebec, and it was broader and more deeply rooted than we thought.”

The massive four-year public inquiry into corruption and collusion in Quebec’s construction industry has finally come to an end.

READ THE STORY: Charbonneau inquiry finds corruption ‘more deeply rooted than thought’

Pamela Porter released on parole

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Pamela Porter released on parole

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Quebec Judge rejects special request by Pamela Porter

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Arthur Porter extradition

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Arthur Porter questioned




Porter dies in Panama

Quebec’s anti-corruption unit confirmed the death of suspected fraudster Arthur Porter in Panama after a lengthy battle with cancer.

Meanwhile, Pamela Porter, Porter’s widow, was granted full parole.

READ MORE: UPAC confirms Arthur Porter is dead

Lise Thibault sentenced

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Lise Thibault sentenced

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Lise Thibault hopes for lighter sentence

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Thibault released while she appeals conviction

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Thibault to stand trial




Lise Thibault found guilty

Former Quebec lieutenant-governor Lise Thibault has been given an 18-month jail term and ordered to reimburse a total of $300,000 to Ottawa and Quebec after pleading guilty to fraud and breach of trust charges.

Her trial heard the money was spent on gifts, trips, parties, meals and skiing and golf lessons.

READ THE STORY: Former Quebec lieutenant governor Lise Thibault sentenced

Emma Czornobaj appeal

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Emma Czornobaj appeal

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Victims’ family in stopping-for-ducks case pleased with sentence

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Waiting for duckling-motorcycle deaths verdict

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Leniency for driver in Quebec duck accident

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Driver takes stand at duck death trial

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Driver faces charges after stopping for ducks

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Duck trial petition

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Duck trial continues




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Highway duckling sentence appealed

“I just wanted to pick up all those ducklings and put them in my car. I know it was a mistake.”

Emma Czornobaj, who was convicted after two people died when their motorcycle crashed into her car as she helped ducks on a highway, had her prison sentence delayed.

READ THE STORY: Duck-helping Quebecer won’t serve prison sentence pending appeals

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