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Windsor man identified as victim in Erie Beach murder investigation

A Chatham-Kent police cruiser pictured in a 2023 file photo.  (Chatham-Kent Police Service - image credit)
A Chatham-Kent police cruiser pictured in a 2023 file photo. (Chatham-Kent Police Service - image credit)

A Windsor man has been identified as the victim in what Chatham-Kent police say they are now treating as a homicide.

Officers first responded around 12:30 a.m. on Tuesday to a report that a man had been shot, police said in a statement. Upon arrival at Towanda Boulevard in Erie Beach, they located a man dead.

Police said Thursday he has been identified as Michael Allard, 40, from Windsor and are investigating his death as a murder.

Allard's death is considered isolated, police said in a media statement Thursday.

Anyone with information or surveillance video related to the investigation is asked to contact the Chatham-Kent Police Service or CrimeStoppers to remain anonymous.