Police in LaSalle, Ontario, Continue Search for Man Suspected of Woman’s Death

Police in LaSalle, Ontario, are looking for a man suspected of killing his wife after she was found dead at the couple’s home over the weekend.

Amanda Lyons, 34, shared the home on Sugarwood Crescent with Blair Lyons.

LaSalle police arrived on Saturday to conduct a health check after Windsor officers found the couple’s vehicle abandoned on the Ambassador Bridge.

The officers found the front door open and unlocked and entered the home, LaSalle police said. Terry Seguin.

“And it was then that they discovered the crime scene.”

Seguin said there is evidence that Blair, also 34, jumped into the Detroit River from the Ambassador Bridge Saturday morning.

LaSalle police were at the site of the family home on Sugarwood Crescent, where a murder investigation was underway. (Mike Evans/CBC)

“We have evidence that he did indeed jump off the bridge; there has been some speculation on social media that he walked off the bridge or that he is trying to set this up. That is not the case,” Seguin said.

Blair’s immediate family members have told CBC this is a difficult time and have asked for privacy.

The LaSalle Fire Department, Windsor Police and a rescue team were dispatched to search for Blair, but they were unable to locate him.

Seguin said police have no indication that he got out of the cold waters of the Detroit River.

“He hasn’t been found, so we’ll keep looking,” Seguin said.

“It’s believed he’s still in the water. There’s a small chance he got out, but we think he’s still in the water.”

Seguin said US and Canadian authorities on both sides of the Detroit River have been warned.

Blair’s vehicle, which was left on the bridge, has been seized by LaSalle police for further investigation.

VIEW | The LaSalle Police Department is asking for the public’s help:

LaSalle Police Ask for Public Help in Murder Investigation

LaSalle Police Const. Terry Seguin said police are compiling a timeline of Blair Lyons’ whereabouts between noon and 5 a.m. on Saturday, March 19. 0:59

Police have called home before

Police won’t reveal the cause of Amanda’s death or other details about how it happened, as a murder investigation is now underway.

As police compile a timeline of the events, they are asking the public for information about Blair’s possible whereabouts between midnight and 5 a.m. ET Saturday.

“We have video footage of his vehicle on Huron Church Line heading north towards the Ambassador Bridge,” Seguin said, adding that people should check their cameras if they think they have footage to share with police.

Blair is described as a white man with short dark brown hair, hazel eyes and a tattoo on his left shoulder. He drove a white 2017 GMC 2500 pickup with a salter on the back.

Amanda and Blair Lyons with two of their three children. (Amanda Lyons/Facebook)

Although Blair has no criminal record, police have been called to the house once before, Seguin said.

“We’ve been called there once before, but I can’t give details about why we were called there — that too is part of the investigation.”

LaSalle police say their investigation is in its early stages, but there is no risk to the public. Police are asking for privacy for the family.

Anyone with information is asked to contact LaSalle Police Department at 519-969-5210, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 519-258-8477 (TIPS) or online at www.catchcrooks.com.

The Ambassador Bridge spans the Detroit River between Windsor, Ontario and Detroit. The suspect’s truck was left there on Saturday morning, police said. (Jennifer LaGrassa/CBC)

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