On May 2, just after 11 a.m., the Windsor Police Service Marine Unit was notified by a ship crew that they had observed a body in the Detroit River between the Ambassador Bridge and Fighting Island.
The Windsor Police Marine Unit attended and recovered the body with the assistance of the Windsor Port Authority.
The LaSalle Police Service Criminal Investigation Unit attended and was able to confirm that it was Blair Lyons, whom police had been seeking as a suspect in a homicide as well as the subject of a missing person investigation.
On March 19, the LaSalle Police Service began an investigation into the homicide of Amanda Lyons at her residence in LaSalle.
Through investigation, detectives identified Amanda’s husband, 34-year-old Blair Lyons as being responsible for her homicide.
His vehicle, a white 2017 GMC 2500 pickup, was located early that morning, abandoned on the Ambassador Bridge and investigators retrieved video evidence that Blair Lyons jumped from the bridge into the Detroit River.
The families of Amanda Lyons and Blair Lyons have been notified by the LaSalle Police Service and are asking the public and the media for their privacy and compassion.
The LaSalle Police Service is continuing with its investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact the LaSalle Police Service at 519-969-5210, or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 519-258-8477 (TIPS) or online at www.catchcrooks.com.