Mother of three drowned kids faces murder charges

Sonia Blanchette. (ERIC BEAURPE/QMI AGENCY)

Sonia Blanchette. (ERIC BEAURPE/QMI AGENCY)

Brian Daly, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 8:36 PM ET

DRUMMONDVILLE, Que. — Sonia Blanchette, whose three children were drowned in their home on the weekend, was arraigned Wednesday on three counts of first-degree murder.

The 33-year-old woman was released from hospital earlier in the day and interrogated by provincial police before being brought to a local courthouse.

Laurelie, 5, Loic, 4, and Anais, 2 were drowned on Sunday.


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