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"Firefighter found guilty in girlfriend’s death by asphyxiation"

on Wednesday, 06 March 2013. Posted in Front Page Headline, Media Updates

Montreal Gazette

A firefighter who left his girlfriend tied up as part of an elaborate role-playing sex game has been found guilty in her asphyxiation death.

A judge in Longueuil found Patrick Deschatelets guilty of criminal negligence on Thursday in the death of his girlfriend in 2008.

The 39-year-old woman’s identity is guarded by a publication ban.

Earlier, Deschatelets had been charged with murder but the charge was dropped to involuntary manslaughter. He was hoping for an acquittal and argued that the procedure, her being tied up with a collar around her neck, was consensual, and the death an accident.

He went to the store to buy some pasta for a meal they were going to share together and left her tied to the ceiling and told the court that when he came back she wasn’t breathing.

He said he tried to revive her. Paramedics took the woman to hospital where she died 16 hours later. ...

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