Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Quebec Mom Arraigned on Three First-Degree Murder Charges in Deaths of Newborns

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Quebec Mom Arraigned on Three First-Degree Murder Charges in Deaths of Newborns

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Quebec mom arraigned on three murder charges

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SAINTE-MARTHE-SUR-LE-LAC, Que. - A Quebec woman was arraigned Thursday on three first-degree murder charges in the deaths of three of her own newborns.

One charge is related to a slaying that allegedly took place last Oct. 10 or 11, while the two other alleged murders were committed between Dec. 3, 2014, and last February.

She also faces three other charges: disposing of a child's body with intent to conceal the fact she gave birth; failing to provide the necessities of life; and corrupting children by participating in adultery or sexual immorality or indulging in habitual drunkenness or other forms of vice.

The 27-year-old woman appeared in court in Saint-Jerome and was ordered detained until her next court appearance Dec. 7.

The woman has another child and cannot be named. …

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