Femicide in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu: the spouse is charged with 2nd degree murder

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Fémicide in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu : the spouse is charged with 2nd degree murder

The tragedy occurred on Saturday on rue Dicaire in Saint- Jean-sur-Richelieu. This is a private street with only about ten mobile homes.

The spouse of 69-year-old Donna Callahan, found dead yesterday in Saint-Jean-sur- Richelieu in Montérégie, was formally charged with second degree murder. Terry Oligny, 64, had no criminal record.

If convicted, it will be the 14th femicide of the year in Quebec.

The police were called to go to a residence on rue Dicaire, in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, on Saturday afternoon.

On the spot, they discovered a seriously injured woman, who was pronounced dead on arrival at the hospital.

It was a neighbour, worried about not seeing the victim anymore, who allegedly called the police.

Rue Dicaire is a private street and has only about ten residences.

According to neighbors, Donna Callahan and Terry Oligny were a couple in their sixties without history.

One ​​of them indicates that he only saw the victim outside when she was walking her dog.

Even if Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu has its own police force, the investigation was entrusted to the SQ.

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