07/13/2015 06:33 EDT | Updated 07/13/2016 05:59 EDT

Elderly man killed, wife seriously injured in Quebec City attack

Police in Quebec City are investigating after a fatal attack on a couple from France.

A man, 80, died following the attack, while his wife is in stable condition in hospital.

Police are releasing few details, but say they were called to an apartment in the St-Sauveur neighbourhood around 8 p.m. on Sunday evening.

There, they arrested a suspect in his 40s, who is expected to appear in court on Monday morning to be formally charged.