Woman, child found dead in stolen car in eastern Quebec

Two bodies were found in a stolen vehicle, Monday, June 9, 2014, in the Matapedia Valley, near...

Two bodies were found in a stolen vehicle, Monday, June 9, 2014, in the Matapedia Valley, near Routhierville in the Bas-Saint-Laurent. (MARIE-CLAUDE HAMEL / QMI AGENCY)

QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 12:41 AM ET

The bodies of a woman and a child were discovered in an abandoned car in eastern Quebec Monday night., provincial police say.

Police were called to the 1994 Dodge Shadow after it was discovered on Hwy. 132 near Routhierville around 7 p.m.

Police said the car had been stolen in Laval, Que., more than 700 km away.

Investigators are treating the deaths as homicides.


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