Man charged with first-degree murder in woman's death near Alfred
A 61-year-old man has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of a woman in the town of Alfred, 45 minutes east of Ottawa.
OPP identified the victim of the homicide as 41-year-old Jacqueline Rouleau of Hawkesbury. Investigators said they don't believe domestic violence played a role in her death. Lalonde was due to appear in court Friday.
Police were called on Thursday after someone heard a gunshot on Concession Road 5 about 2:15 pm.
Shortly after the woman was found dead, police released an alert for Lalonde. He was arrested at a restaurant in Hawkesbury without incident on Thursday.
OPP remain on the scene at Concession Rd 5 into the early morning hours on Friday as the investigation continues.
More to come.