Quebec woman arrested for murder of 3 children

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Suicide pact behind deaths of children: police

January 3, 2009 at 8:26 PM EST

SAGUENAY, Que. — A suicide pact between a Quebec couple was at the root of a family tragedy that left the husband and their three children dead and the wife facing three counts of first-degree murder, police said Saturday.

Quebec provincial police spokesperson Sgt. Richard Gagné alleged Marc Laliberté and his wife Kathy Gauthier planned to commit suicide after killing their three children, aged 12 and under.

Gagné added there is enough evidence to pursue first-degree murder charges against Gauthier, 36, for the children’s slayings, but did not give further details.

He said police were planning to lay charges on Monday.

The bodies of Laliberte, 46; Joelle Laliberté, 12; Marc-Ange Laliberté, seven; and Louis-Philippe Laliberté, four, were found by police early Friday in a bungalow in the Saguenay borough of Chicoutimi, about 250 kilometres north of Quebec City….(Full Story)

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