Vincent Belanger Dompierre identified as Labrador City homicide victim

Labrador City detachment of the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary responded to a report of two men in an altercation at a home on Pine Avenue in the town of Labrador City, Thursday April 26th at approximately 3:00am.

RNC arrived at the scene to find 28-year-old  Vincent Belanger Dompierre, of Montreal, deceased. Police are asking  anyone who may have been in contact with Dompierre in recent weeks to contact them at 709-944-7602.

Vince Ward, 30,  was arrested at the scene and charged with first-degree murder. Ward appeared at Provincial Court in Wabush on Thursday afternoon and remains in custody.