The Quebec city of Trois-Rivières was reeling Wednesday after news of a triple murder that may have been sparked by teenage jealousy, with the suspected killers apparently also prepared to kill others.
Two teenage boys were arrested leaving a home where the killings took place Tuesday morning. They've been charged with three counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of two young sisters and the boyfriend of the younger woman.
The two 17-year-old suspects, who can't be named under the Youth Criminal Justice Act, made a brief youth-court appearance Wednesday and were remanded until Feb. 25, CBC News reported.
The Crown has applied to try the accused as adults, which could potentially affect their sentence, The Canadian Press reported.
"In the case of first-degree murder where the accused is an adult, the sentence is generally 25 years," Rene Duval told reporters in Trois-Rivières outside court, CP said.
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