--- Gatineau Police arrest woman in connection with infanticide in Hull
The Gatineau Police Service (SPVG) have begun an investigation following the discovery of a body of a baby in an apartment on rue des Étudiants in Hull, according to statement released by the SPVG on January 18.
The police responded to a call on January 16, at 11 p.m., concerning the possible discovery of a baby’s corpse. The police ruled it a suspicious death and set up a perimeter at 15 rue des Étudiants, in order to conduct their investigation.
The male complainant was taken to the police station to submit his statement and a 26-year-old woman named Karoline Berger was arrested. Berger appear in court on January 17 and was charged with having committed contempt, indecency or indignity towards the corpse of a newborn.
An autopsy was conducted on the body at the Laboratory of Forensic Sciences and Forensic Medicine in Montreal on January 18. The police investigation is ongoing.
The SPVG invites anyone with information about this event to contact them at 819-243-4636, extension 5.