Arrest in Akwesasne homicide

AKWESASNE – Akwesasne Mohawk Police, with the help of U.S. police, say they have made an arrest in connection to this week’s homicide in St. Regis.

β€œAn extradition order is being sought. Formal charges are forthcoming,” AMPS said in a statement just before 9 p.m. Friday

They are not releasing any further information.

Police and paramedics were called to a home on Kateri Tekakwitha Street early Sunday morning (Aug 11) where they found a 58-year-old man with a gunshot wound.

Jeffrey Allen Lazore-Arquette later died in hospital.