arrest made in St. Catharines 1st homicide of the year.

St. Catharines police were called to a residence in the area of Collier Street and Westchester Avenue for a welfare check on January 5th at 10:55am.

Police arrived to find a 53 year old male in distress. The victim was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

28 year old Alexander Windsor from the City of Welland has been arrested and is facing a charge of second degree murder.