Thunder Bay homicide suspect arrested in Kingston

A Kingston man accused in the homicide of a Thunder Bay man has been arrested, according to the Thunder Bay Police Service.

Thunder Bay Police Service officers said they were originally made aware of a potential sudden death at a residential address in the 300 block of Thunder Bay’s Bethune Street just after noon on Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2022.

The deceased was later identified as Antoine Bouchard, 37 years old, of Thunder Bay.

“When officers arrived, they confirmed the presence of a deceased adult male. Continued investigation by members of the TBPS’s Major Crimes Unit and Forensic Identification Unit established the death was a result of a homicide,” TBPS said in the release.

As a result of continued investigation, police were able to identify a suspect. Members of the Kingston Police located and arrested the accused on Wednesday, Mar. 30.

Joshua David LeBlanc, 28, of Kingston, is charged with Second Degree Murder.

The accused was remanded into custody following a court appearance on Thursday, March 31. Arrangements are now being made to return the accused to Thunder Bay.

The investigation remains ongoing.

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