Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Quebec Police Find Body They Believe Is 71-Year-Old Man Tied to Amber Alert Case

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Quebec Police Find Body They Believe Is 71-Year-Old Man Tied to Amber Alert Case

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Body found in search for missing 71-year-old

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MONTREAL - Quebec provincial police said Wednesday they found a body investigators believe is that of a missing 71-year-old man connected to last week's Amber Alert case.

Sgt. Claude Denis said an autopsy will be conducted in order to determine if it is Yvon Lacasse, who hasn't been seen since his car was stolen Thursday night in Lachute, Que.

A six-year-old boy who had gone missing in Quebec with his father was found on Friday inside Lacasse's vehicle in eastern Ontario.

The father was arrested and charged with second-degree murder in the slaying of the child's mother.

Denis said police found the body in Arundel, Que., 100 kilometres northwest of Montreal, after several days of searching for the missing 71-year-old.

"All signs point to it possibly belonging to Mr. …

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