Warrant for suspect in Akwesasne homicide

A Canada-wide warrant was issued on Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019 for 33-year-old Victor J. Lazore of Akwesasne in connection to the death of another Akwesasne man earlier this month. (AMPS via Newswatch Group)

AKWESASNE – The Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service issued a Canada-wide warrant for an Akwesasne man in connection to a homicide in St. Regis earlier this month.

The warrant was issued Wednesday afternoon for 33-year-old Victor J. Lazore in the death of Jeffrey Allen Lazore-Arquette.

Lazore-Arquette was found in a home on Kateri Tekakwitha Street in St. Regis on Aug. 11. He later died in hospital from a gunshot wound.

The warrant is a formality to trigger the extradition process as Akwesasne police announced an arrest was made, in conjunction with U.S. authorities, on Friday (Aug. 16).

A Canada-wide warrant was issued on Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019 for 33-year-old Victor J. Lazore of Akwesasne in connection to the death of another Akwesasne man earlier this month. (AMPS via Newswatch Group)
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