Canada-wide warrant issued for St. Regis homicide suspect

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Canada-wide warrant issued for St. Regis homicide suspect
Photo of Victor J. Lazore provided by AMPS.

AKWESASNE – The Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service (AMPS) has issued a Canada-wide warrant for the arrest of homicide suspect Victor J. Lazore, 33, Akwesasne, in connection with the death of 58-year-old Jeffery Allen Lazore-Arquette in Akwesasne on Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019.

On Sunday, Aug. 11 at 9:39 a.m., the Akwesasne Central Dispatch received a phone call requesting an ambulance to attend the residence of Jeffery Allen Lazore- Arquette in Kana:takon (St. Regis, QC). The Akwesasne Mohawk Ambulance Service and the AMPS attended the residence.

Uniformed patrol officers entered into the residence and found a male known as Jeffrey Lazore inside the residence suffering from an unknown injury. The victim was immediately tended to by paramedic staff and transported to the Cornwall Community Hospital (CCH). The AMPS secured the area and the Sûreté Du Quebec Forensic Identification Unit was called to assist with processing the scene.

Jeffrey Allen Lazore-Arquette succumbed to his injuries in the afternoon of August 11 at the Ottawa General Hospital. On Tuesday, Aug.t 13, members of AMPS attended the Ottawa General Hospital for the postmortem autopsy examination. Preliminary findings confirmed the death to be caused by a gunshot wound. AMPS are investigating the incident as a homicide and the investigation is ongoing.

No further information may be released at this time.

Anyone with information that may help investigators are urged to call the AMPS at 613-575-2340 or the Akwesasne Crime Stoppers at 613-575-2255. Crime Stoppers is anonymous and does not subscribe to call display. You will not be required to testify in court and you may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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