Laval deputy-dept. head found murdered at Montreal home

Lysane Gendron, who was was deputy director of the City of Laval’s culture, leisure and sports department, was found dead with marks of violence on her body on Wednesday. (Photo: Facebook)

A 28-year-old male was arraigned and charged with murder at the Palais de Justice in Montreal on Thursday after a 61-year-old woman, identified as a senior manager in a City of Laval department, was found dead in a Fullum St. apartment in Montreal the previous day.

Emmanuel Gendron-Tardif was identified as the son of the victim, Lysane Gendron, a deputy director of Laval’s culture, leisure and sports department.

Police who responded to a 9-1-1 call on Wednesday morning found the body which bore marks of violence, according to media reports.

According to the police, the suspect has no criminal record. He told police his place of residence is on Fullum St.