Published August 29, 2012 | 3:01 pm
Montreal: A 29-year-old Quebec woman Tanya St-Arnaud is in a coma with severe burns over her face and body after she was attacked with a household acid by Nikolas Stefanatos. Police described the attack as outcome of domestic violence.
Longueuil police have arrested the accused Nikolas Stefanatos, 27, and charged him with aggravated assault and he will return to court on Friday for a bail hearing.
The victim, who is said to be hairdresser is being kept in an induced coma after suffering third-degree burns over much of her body . Arnauld’s brother, Maxime Gosselin,told media persons that he wants the accused to remain in jail for lifetime for this cruel unhuman act.Gosselin said mental illness is no excuse for violence.
“If psychiatric problems become an excuse for everyone who commits a crime, everyone will end up in an asylum,” Gosselin said.