Family drama in La Tuque: two dead

A major police operation was underway Monday morning in La Tuque, Haute-Mauricie, where the Sûreté du Québec (SQ) found the bodies of two people in what appears to be a family tragedy.

A 44 year old man and a 42 year old woman were found dead and according to the SQ, it would be a murder followed by a suicide.

Two security perimeters were erected by the police, on rue des Acacias and on Iberville Street.

According to the SQ, children may have been present at one of the scenes of the drama.