Charges laid against Surrey man in death of 87-year-old Vancouver woman

VANCOUVER — A charge of second-degree murder has been laid against a 23-year old Surrey, B.C., man in the death of an elderly woman in Vancouver.

Vancouver police say the prosecution service has approved the charge against Nicolas Wallace.

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The body of 87-year-old Elizabeth Poulin was found in her apartment by a relative early on the morning of Nov. 24.

Investigators arrested a suspect two days later and the man was charged Tuesday morning.

Wallace remains in custody.

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