Murder charges approved against Nicholas Dwayne Wallace of Surrey in death of Vancouver senior

SECOND-DEGREE murder charges have been approved by the BC Prosecution Service against 23-year-old Nicholas Dwayne Wallace of Surrey in relation to the death of Elizabeth Poulin, 87.

Vancouver Police received a 9-1-1 call at around 8 a.m. on November 24, after a relative discovered Poulin dead in her apartment on Kingsway near Kerr Street. Investigators arrested the suspect two days later in Surrey and he was charged on Tuesday morning. Wallace remains in custody.

This investigation is now before the courts and police say there is no additional information to share at this time.