HOMICIDE IN KANA: TAKON – INFORMATION UPDATE (August 14, 2019)

The Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service is continuing to investigate a recent homicide that occurred on Sunday, August 11, 2019, in the district of Kana:takon (St. Regis).  The victim has been identified as Jeffrey Allen Lazore-Arquette (age 58) of Akwesasne. 

AMPS investigators were called to the scene and the scene was secured and processed with assistance from the Sûreté du Quebec Forensic Identification Unit. The scene has since been released. A post mortem examination has been performed and investigators are waiting for the complete report.

At this time, no arrests have been made in relation to this incident. The investigation is ongoing and police have no information to suggest that the greater public is at further risk.

No further information will be released at this time.

Investigators are confident that someone has information that will help solve this investigation and provide closure for the family. Anyone with information is urged to call the Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service 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.