Quebec woman dead, husband in hospital in suspected murder-suicide attempt



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MERCIER, Que. — A 68-year-old Montreal-area woman is dead and her husband is in hospital after what police suspect was an attempted murder-suicide.

Police in Mercier, just south of Montreal, were called Wednesday by a man who said he was the couple's son and had found the bodies. The woman, Ginette Lavallee, was rushed to a local hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

Her husband is in hospital in serious condition.

Quebec provincial police say both bodies bore knife wounds.

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