Guy Turcotte

Doctor Who Killed His Kids Supreme Court-Bound?

CP | Pierre Saint-Arnaud, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.12.2014 | Canada

SAINT-JEROME, Que. - The lawyer for a former Quebec doctor who killed his two children says he's going to the Supreme Court of Canada to seek leave to...

New Trial For Notorious Murder Case

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada

MONTREAL - A former Quebec doctor ordered to face a new trial in the fatal stabbings of his children is in custody again.Police in Quebec say Guy Turc...

Doctor Who Killed Children Back In Court

CP | Sidhartha Banerjee, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.29.2013 | Canada

MONTREAL - Quebec's highest court has heard the appeal of a controversial verdict given to a Quebec doctor who was freed less than four years after st...

Mom Accused Of Killing Daughters

CBC | Posted 06.29.2013 | Canada

The first-degree murder trial of a Laval woman accused of killing her two young children began today. Adele Sorella, 47, pleaded not guil...

Prison: Not a Cure for Child Murderers

Celine Hervieux-Payette | Posted 02.13.2013 | Canada Politics
Celine Hervieux-Payette

Should we challenge mental health experts? Challenge the justice system on the grounds that we do not agree with a single, solitary verdict? On the grounds that the crime is particularly horrendous? Should we accept that a government is using a single, solitary court decision that it disagrees with and that causes public outcry to change the laws?

Mom Infuriated That Her Kids' Killer Is Free

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.12.2013 | Canada

OTTAWA - The federal government sprang to the microphone Thursday to denounce the release of a Quebec doctor who killed his two children and trumpet l...

Child Killer To Be Released

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.11.2013 | Canada

MONTREAL - He stabbed his children 46 times. He was freed after 46 months.In the latest twist in a case that has shocked Quebecers, a cardiologist who...

Man Who Killed His Children Ready For Release, Says Psychiatrist

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.15.2012 | Canada

MONTREAL - A psychiatrist says a man who fatally stabbed his children dozens of times in 2009 is fit to be released from a mental hospital.Louis Moris...

Doctor Who Killed Children At Low Risk To Re-Offend: Review

CBC | Posted 03.14.2012 | Canada

A psychiatrist for Guy Turcotte told a mental health review board Friday that the former cardiologist found not criminally responsible fo...

Killer Quebec Cardiologist Wants His Freedom

CP | Sidhartha Banerjee, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.13.2012 | Canada

MONTREAL - Three years after stabbing his two young children nearly four dozen times, a former Quebec doctor says he's ready to return to society.Guy ...

Mystery Letter Postpones Child Killer's Psychiatric Hearing

CP | Posted 10.12.2011 | Canada

MONTREAL - A mysterious letter has postponed a mental-health hearing for a former doctor who stabbed his children to death and was found not criminall...

Should Child Killer Guy Turcotte Be Free?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.11.2011 | Canada

MONTREAL - A mental-health hearing for a man who stabbed his children to death and was found not criminally responsible has been postponed.The case in...

Quebecers Protest Turcotte Child-Murder Case Verdict

CP | Benjamin Shingler, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.06.2011 | Canada

MONTREAL - The former wife of a Quebec doctor who was found not criminally responsible for killing their two young children called for changes to the ...

Quebecers To Protest Over Turcotte Child-Murder Case Verdict

CP | Posted 10.04.2011 | Canada

MONTREAL - The public outcry is still palpable in Quebec, one month later, over a jury's decision to find a man who stabbed to death his two children ...

Cardiologist Not Criminally Responsible For Children's Deaths

CP | Posted 09.04.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- MONTREAL - A grieving mother had one request for outraged Quebecers after a jury let her ex-husband, who repeatedly stabbed thei...