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.

“An 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.

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