Am­ber Alert dad faces ad­di­tional charges

Montreal Gazette - - CITY -

The man at the heart of an Am­ber Alert in Que­bec this sum­mer has had a mur­der charge up­graded and another one added. Ugo Fre­dette was charged on Mon­day with sec­ond-de­gree mur­der in the death of Yvon La­casse, a 71-year-old man whose body was found last Septem­ber. He also had the charge in the death of his for­mer part­ner Véronique Barbe up­graded to first-de­gree mur­der from sec­ond-de­gree mur­der. The ac­cused’s miss­ing six-year-old son was found alive by po­lice in La­casse’s car.

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