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Thu Dec 6, 2012, 11:57 AM

in memoriam

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Women murdered

Plaque on the exterior wall of École Polytechnique commemorating the victims of the massacre
Location Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Date December 6, 1989
5:10 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Target Women
Attack type School shooting, mass murder
Weapon(s) Ruger Mini-14 rifle, hunting knife
Deaths 15 (including the perpetrator)
Injured 14
Perpetrator Marc Lépine
Motive Antifeminism

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Geneviève Bergeron (born 1968), civil engineering student
Hélène Colgan (born 1966), mechanical engineering student.
Nathalie Croteau (born 1966), mechanical engineering student.
Barbara Daigneault (born 1967) mechanical engineering student.
Anne-Marie Edward (born 1968), chemical engineering student.
Maud Haviernick (born 1960), materials engineering student.
Maryse Laganière (born 1964), budget clerk in the École Polytechnique's finance department.
Maryse Leclair (born 1966), materials engineering student.
Anne-Marie Lemay (born 1967), mechanical engineering student.
Sonia Pelletier (born 1961), mechanical engineering student.
Michèle Richard (born 1968), materials engineering student.
Annie St-Arneault (born 1966), mechanical engineering student.
Annie Turcotte (born 1969), materials engineering student.
Barbara Klucznik-Widajewicz (born 1958), nursing student.

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murielm99 Dec 2012 #1
pinboy3niner Dec 2012 #2
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applegrove Dec 2012 #4
niyad Dec 2012 #5

Response to niyad (Original post)

Thu Dec 6, 2012, 12:09 PM

1. I am truly sorry these women were murdered.

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Response to pinboy3niner (Reply #2)

Thu Dec 6, 2012, 12:12 PM

3. Thank you.

I just saw another post by the same OP. It clarified the matter. I have read about this tragedy in the past.

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Response to niyad (Original post)

Thu Dec 6, 2012, 05:03 PM

4. It was so awful. I remember watching the police spokesman on the news

right after the attack. Then he no longer showed up to speak. Turned out his daughter was one of the ones killed.

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Response to applegrove (Reply #4)

Thu Dec 6, 2012, 07:05 PM

5. I had forgotten about that, thank you for the reminder.

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