A Vancouver man has been arrested in connection with a fatal stabbing in the city’s Downtown Eastside neighbourhood on Canada Day.
In a release on Monday, Vancouver Police said the incident took place when officers were called to East Hastings Street and Hawks Avenue shortly after 10:30 am for reports of a stabbing.
Upon their arrival, they discovered the victim to be 49-year-old Daniel Haydon, who was rushed to hospital but died of his injuries two days later.
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Investigators determined the suspect to be 52-year-old Luis Maulen, who has now facing one count of second-degree murder in connection with Haydon’s death.
Police said Maulen is in custody and noted that this is Vancouver’s fifth homicide of 2020.