Man confesses to Quebec Metropolis police that he killed a girl in a lodge

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A person charged on Thursday with the second-degree homicide of a girl who was discovered useless in a lodge in Quebec Metropolis had beforehand been convicted of killing his girlfriend in 2004.


Eustachio Gallese, 51, appeared earlier than a decide on the Quebec Metropolis courthouse, the place he was charged with the homicide of the 22-year-old lady whose physique was found by police shortly after Gallese turned himself in to police Wednesday evening. The sufferer’s title was not included on the cost sheet filed in Gallese’s case.

Police realized of the killing after the person confirmed up at a police station at 11:35 p.m. Wednesday. Gallese advised police the sufferer could possibly be discovered at a lodge on Saint-Louis Rd. Police rushed to the location to seek out the useless lady, her physique bearing marks of violence.

The lady was declared useless on the scene and Gallese was arrested and brought into custody.


Based on court docket data, Gallese was convicted of second-degree homicide on Dec. 16, 2006, following a trial held on the similar courthouse in Quebec Metropolis the place he was charged on Thursday. He obtained a life sentence for the homicide and he was not allowed to use for parole till he had served 15 years behind bars.

A decide’s resolution made within the earlier case describes how Gallese killed his partner, Chantale Deschesnes, on Oct. 21, 2004, after which known as his brother to report what he did. Deschesnes was simply 32 years outdated and was the mom of two daughters she didn’t have with Gallese. That they had met in 2003 and Gallese left his spouse and kids to pursue a relationship with Deschesnes.

No less than one of many witnesses who testified at Gallese’s trial in 2006 advised the jury that Deschesnes had made plans to depart him. Gallese beat Deschesnes with a hammer after which attacked her with two knives. He then wrote a message on their bed room wall denigrating Deschesnes earlier than he known as his brother after which turned himself in to police.