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Police identify victim in Vancouver's ninth homicide of 2017

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Eric Zimmer Jun 29, 2017 4:21 am 1,877

Police have identified the victim of Vancouver’s ninth homicide of the year on Tuesday.

Just after 8 am officers responded to the report of a stabbing on East Hastings near Main Street where they found a man in medical distress.

He was rushed to hospital and died a short time later.

The victim has now been identified as 51-year-old Vancouver resident, Mark Eriksen.

“Investigators are working to determine what led up to the stabbing and to identify the person responsible,” said the VPD in a release on Thursday.

Anyone who has information about the incident is asked to contact the VPD’s Homicide Unit at 604-717-2500, or, to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, or leave a tip online at solvecrime.ca.


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Eric Zimmer
Staff Writer at Daily Hive.

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