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Accused with murder, Michael Lominy found fit to stand trial

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Michael Lominy is accused of having killed his mother and grandmother last week in Longueuil.

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Michael Lominy, accused of killing his mother and grandmother last week in Longueuil, was deemed fit to appear on Tuesday.

At the request of the defense, the judge ordered on September 28 that he undergo a psychiatric evaluation to determine his ability to appear and understand legal proceedings.

We hope that the evaluation will enlighten us to determine whether there were already existing diagnoses. We hope to have all the information that is necessary, argued RĂ©mi Quintal, defense lawyer.

Considered dangerous and known to police circles, the 30-year-old man remained in detention in the infirmary of the hospital ;Institute of forensic psychiatry Philippe-Pinel in order to receive care and be evaluated.

Dr. Louis Morissette's report concludes that he is indeed fit to appear. The document is sealed. A publication ban prevents us from revealing its contents.

Michael Lominy appeared briefly by videoconference at the Longueuil courthouse on Tuesday afternoon. He seemed confused. He asked several times if he could go home. His family was present in the room.

The accused was arrested on September 27 in a home on Boulevard des Ormeaux, in Longueuil, by police officers from the Agglomeration Police Department. Longueuil.

He was charged on September 28 with the second-degree murder of his mother Marguerite Lominy, 67, and his grandmother Marie Lamercie-Lefebvre , 84 years old.

The case will return to court on November 14.

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116