Sainte-Rose-du-Nord: William Côté-Boivin charged with attempted murder of his father

Sainte-Rose-du-Nord: William Côté-Boivin charged with attempted murder of his father

Witnesses were questioned in Sainte-Rose-du-Nord by police officers from the Sûreté du Québec.< /p>

William Côté-Boivin has been charged with attempted murder of his father using a hammer. This is one of eight charges filed against the 28-year-old man from Sainte-Rose-du-Nord on Friday afternoon at the Chicoutimi courthouse.

The attack happened on Thursday evening. The 60-year-old was seriously injured before being taken to hospital. According to Crown counsel, Me William Lacombe, his condition is considered critical, but stable.

The suspect was arrested by police officers from the Sûreté du Québec (SQ) around 3 a.m. Friday morning, after a run of nearly eight hours.

He was in a wooded area when the police arrested him. The dog handler participated in the search.

William Côté-Boivin was charged with attempting to cause death […] by using a weapon, namely a hammer. He also faces four assault charges. One of these states that he acted by injuring, maiming, disfiguring and endangering life.

He is also accused of having driving in a dangerous manner, uttering death threats and causing mischief to property.

Case adjourned to August 12. The accused will remain incarcerated until then. He was dressed in a white jumpsuit during his appearance before Judge Pierre Lortie and did not look disorganized.

According to a neighbor of the residence where the tragedy occurred, retired journalist Gilles Angers, the son who savagely attacked his father was in a state of psychological distress and represented a danger to the population.

According to what he said, the father went outside after the fight started.

Gilles Angers is a neighbor of the residence where the tragedy occurred. According to him, the son who savagely attacked his father was in a state of psychological distress.

He was screaming for help, but we could hear him from behind. kinda tone-deaf way, until he said, shirtless, really freaked out, he was saying, “It's an SOS. Get moving.” So me and some other neighbors moved forward a bit, cautiously. He was violent on his father's car, they say, because I did not see him, and on his father himself, said the retired journalist. /p>

After the attack on his father, the young man allegedly drove in the opposite direction, screeching his tires, and fled. On the way, he destroyed a wooden statue which is at the tourist reception in the heart of the village.

With information from Priscilla Plamondon Lalancette and Myriam Gauthier

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