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Jury selection begins at the trial of Marc-André Grenon

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Guylaine Potvin was attacked and murdered on April 28 2000.


The jury trial of Marc-André Grenon has begun at the Chicoutimi courthouse. The Granby man is accused of the murder and sexual assault of Guylaine Potvin in 2000 in Jonquière.

The proceedings are expected to last five weeks before Judge François Huot.

Jury selection has begun and 300 people have been summoned. The norm is more like 150 in a murder trial. In total, 14 citizens will be selected to form the jury.

Marc-André Grenon was arrested on October 12, 2022 , by investigators from the Disappearances and Unresolved Files Division of the Sûreté du Québec, 22 years after the death of Guylaine Potvin.

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The victim's family, who lives in Saint-Eugène-d'Argentenay, in the north of Lac-Saint- Jean, has almost always attended Marc-André Grenon's appearances since his arrest.

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