Tragically, the body of Tera Fay Grace Jolly was found in the basement of a home at 25 Smoky Hill in Waskaganish on Monday night around 9 pm.

Jolly, who would have been 17 on March 4, had been reported missing on Saturday, February 28. Jolly’s body was discovered by the Waskaginish police after receiving numerous tips from the community. Sergeant Detective Patrice Able of the Sûreté du Québec confirmed that there were signs of violence on the body. The remains of Jolly were transported to Montreal for autopsy on Wednesday, March 4.

Archie Stevens, 29, of Waskaganish, has been charged in Amos with second-degree murder in regards to the case; Jolly’s body was discovered in his mother’s home. Apparently Stevens’ mother had been away from the community for an extended period at the time of the incident.

Stevens is currently being detained in Amos where he will appear before the court on March 25. According to the SQ, Stevens was a friend of Jolly’s boyfriend.