Stéphane Lévesque, Local Journalism Initiative
The start of work at the Trois-Rivières courthouse in the context of the files of the accused relating to the death of the girl from Granby revealed that the trial of the mother-in-law would begin on November 14, 2021. It will be about of a jury trial for the woman who is still detained.
For his part, the father of the seven-year-old girl who died on April 30, 2019 will be back in court on April 9, 2021. The date of her trial should be known at that time. It is Martin Latour and Marylie Côté who will assume the defense of the 31-year-old man accused of criminal negligence, kidnapping and abandonment of a child with failure to provide him with the things necessary for life.
The 36-year-old mother-in-law will have Michel Marchand as her lawyer. She faces charges of second degree murder, forcible confinement and aggravated assault.
Recall that Charles Ouellet, judge of the Superior Court, had accepted the change of venue in the case par fear of too much media attention in Granby.