Police investigating a homicide in Wallaceburg

(Aaron Hall)

The Chatham-Kent Police Service are investigating a homicide in Wallaceburg.

Chatham-Kent Police Service official allege that last night, around 6:30 p.m. emergency crews responded to a residence on Book Street where a man was found without vital signs.

The 24-year-old Dover Township man was pronounced dead at the scene, police say.

A 25-year-old Wallaceburg woman has been arrested and charged with first degree murder.

She has been transported to the courthouse pending a bail hearing.

Detectives from the Major Crime Unit have taken over the investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Unit at 519-436-6616 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

Police say to protect the integrity of the investigation, the cause of death or the relationship between the man and woman will not be released at this time.

Inspector Trevor Crane, of the Chatham-Kent Police Service, provided the following comment about the investigation:

More information will be released as it becomes available. No further information will be released tonight, police say.

Watch for more on this story.

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