Blanchette had been at Montreal's Sacré Coeur hospital since Dec. 19 and her weight had dropped to 80 pounds, according to Radio-Canada.
Blanchette was accused of killing:- Laurélie, 5.
- Loïc, 4.
- Anaïs, 2.
The children were found at her residence in December 2012 in Drummondville, halfway between Montreal and Quebec City.
She died at around 1:35 a.m. today, the same day she had been scheduled to appear in court to set a trial date in the murder case.
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