The Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service is currently investigating a homicide that occurred on Sunday, August 11, 2019, in the district of Kana:takon (St. Regis).

The investigation ensued in the early morning when police and EMT’s responded to a residence where a male victim was found with an unknown injury. Akwesasne Mohawk Ambulance transported the victim to Cornwall Community Hospital at which point he was airlifted to Ottawa. 

The victim identified as Jeffrey Allen Lazore-Arquette (age 58) of Akwesasne, succumbed to his injuries at the Ottawa hospital. 

The Akwesasne Mohawk Police and the Surete du Quebec Identification Unit are currently securing the scene of the investigation.

Investigators are encouraging anyone with information potentially relevant to the ongoing investigation to contact the Akwesasne Mohawk Police or the local Crime Stoppers at 613-575-2255.