Name: Clothilde D’Auteuil.
Died: July 21, 2002.
Age at death: 78.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Rimouski, Quebec, Canada.
Disability: Alzheimer’s disease.
Clothilde lived at a nursing home and her son visited her. When the nursing home told him that he needed to stop visiting her because she became agitated when he visited, he went to the nursing home, strangled her to death, and beat up several aides with a metal bar.
She was the widow of a doctor who had died two years before, and had three sons and three grandsons.
Perpetrator: Alain Quimper (Son), pleaded guilty to second-degree murder, sentenced to 14 years to life.
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