The decomposed body of a man was discovered Monday afternoon just off Highway 55 in the Eastern Townships, and police hypothesize it may be the remains of a man reported missing since July.

The body is in such an advanced stage of decomposition that the Surété du Quebec’s Laboratoire de sciences judiciaries et de médecine legale — the forensics lab made famous in the Kathy Reichs Bones novels — was called in to officially identify the remains. READ ON 

 

The chief of the Surete du Quebec has been fired by the Parti Quebecois government.

Richard Deschesnes was appointed to lead the provincial police force in 2008, and was supposed to carry out a five-year contract.

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Rock MachineMONTREAL — About 20 men wearing Rock Machine colours were spotted at a Montreal strip club Sunday morning in the latest indication the biker gang might be regrouping in the province.

Gang members were spotted at the Amazones club in the city's west end. Police spokesman Raphael Bergeron said detectives met the individuals, and there was no violence. READ ON

When Robert Paris heard about the young man who was kidnapped in Montreal North on Wednesday night, his reaction was spontaneous.

"He must have debts," Paris said flatly.

He'd seen it before. For Paris, a former street worker-turned-co-ordinator of Pact de rue, the incident, which saw the SWAT team arrest five youths Thursday morning, is a reminder of the persistent presence of street gangs in Montreal, despite the best efforts of organizations like his, the police and schools to get vulnerable kids into boxing or basketball, and away from extortion and dealing. READ ON



Cleanup is underway after a fire caused half a million dollars worth of damage to a suspected former Hell's Angels "castle" in Quebec Wednesday morning.

Outaouais police said they got a call from a neighbour to 122 rue Lafreniere in Val-des-Monts around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday. READ ON

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