Police Investigate Homicide

The LaSalle Police Service Criminal Investigation and Forensic Units, and the Ontario Provincial Police Forensic Unit are currently investigating a homicide in the 1400 block in Sugarwood Crescent, LaSalle after 34-year-old, Amanda Lyons was found deceased inside the residence by LaSalle Police officers.

Police were called to the residence just before 7:30 a.m. on Saturday to check on the well-being of the occupants. When the officers arrived on scene they located Amanda deceased inside the residence.

During the ensuing investigation, a suspect was identified as the female’s husband, 34-year-old Blair Lyons. His vehicle was located early Saturday morning abandoned on the Ambassador Bridge and there is evidence that he jumped from the bridge into the Detroit River. LaSalle Fire Service, Windsor Police Service and RCC Trenton Search and Rescue were immediately dispatched to search the Detroit River for Blair however he has not been located and his whereabouts are not known at this time.

The LaSalle Police are in the very early stages of the investigation and have no further details to release at this time. We would like to reassure the public that there is no risk to public safety and ask that everyone avoid the area as we conduct our investigation. We also ask that everyone respects the family’s privacy during this very difficult time.

Blair Lyons is described as a 34-year-old white male with short dark brown hair, short dark brown facial hair, brown eyes and a tattoo on his left shoulder. If Blair Lyons is seen or located please contact the LaSalle Police Service immediately.

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.

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