7th feminicide in Quebec New charges against the alleged perpetrator

7th feminicide in Quebec New charges against the alleged perpetrator

New charges were filed Wednesday at the Montreal courthouse against Brandon McIntyre, 32, charged with the unscheduled murder of Rebekah Love Harry.

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The sad event that claimed the life of the young mother took place last March in the borough of LaSalle, in Montreal.

This time around, the new charges relate to breaches of conditions that allegedly occurred in August, November and December. They were submitted to the court by the Crown lawyer, Me Andrée-Anne Charrette.

The detained man appeared by video conference and pleaded not guilty to these counts.

He remains in custody and the case will return to court on May 20 for his release investigation.

Family members of the victim, the victim, Rebekah Love Harry, 29, were present at the Montreal courthouse. The magistrate offered them his condolences.

Rebekah Love Harry was the mother of a 9 year old boy. She loved rap and freestyle and went to church, friends and family testified in early April at a rally to speak out against violence against women.

“Domestic violence is present in our communities. So have this conversation, because if we had had it a few weeks ago, we wouldn’t be here right now, ”a friend of the victim said as all family members lit candles and recited. honorary speeches to close the march in Dorchester Square.

“Did you have to wait until he killed someone to make a fuss?” It doesn’t make sense. It must stop ”, had dropped Natacha Frenette, 41, devastated by the death of her little sister Rebekah Harry.

“He killed my daughter for nothing”

Ian Harry, Rebekha’s father, is devastated.

Upon learning that the accused remains in custody until his next appearance, Mr. Harry burst into tears in the courtroom.

Rebekah was loved and loving, said Sarah-Lisa, the sister, and Teddy, the victim’s brother, who wanted to accompany their father to the courthouse, because the misunderstanding is still alive in the face of this terrible tragedy.

If Rebekah was the victim of the 7th feminicide in Quebec, the toll has unfortunately increased since then. There are now 10 murders of women since the start of the year.

“It really has to stop. It’s been two more people since it happened. We don’t just have to talk about it, we have to find solutions. It starts at a young age. So from there, we will make plans, we will talk and we will try to make a change, ”said the victim’s brother, Teddy Harry.

If you are a victim of domestic violence, contact SOS Domestic Violence at 1 800 363-9010.


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