Guy Turcotte

Turcotte Will Stay Free Pending New Trial

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.04.2015 | Canada

MONTREAL - A former doctor charged with killing his children will remain free pending his trial as Quebec's Crown prosecutor's office said Monday it w...

Doctor Charged With Killing Children To Remain Free

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.02.2015 | Canada

MONTREAL - A former Quebec doctor charged with first-degree murder in the deaths of his two children will remain a free man pending his new trial.The ...

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...