Kourtny Audette charged with first degree murder in the death of Nicholas Laprise, in Wallaceburg

Police and Paramedics responded a residence on Book Street on April 18th at approximately 6:30pm, where a man was found without vital signs.

Police said Nicholas Laprise, 24 years, of Dover Township, was pronounced dead at the scene. An autopsy has been conducted, however the cause of death will not be released to protect the integrity of the investigation.

Kourtny Audette, 25, of Book Street has been arrested and charged with first degree murder. Police said the victim and the suspect were known to each other, but did not elaborate on the relationship.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Unit at 519-436-6616