One person dead after late-night triple stabbing in Burnaby

Sep 19 2017, 4:31 pm

One person is dead, and two others are recovering from injuries after a late-night stabbing in Burnaby on Monday.

At approximately 11:30 pm, Burnaby RCMP were called to the 5100 block of Kingsway Avenue for reports of multiple people suffering from stab wounds.

Upon their arrival, officers found three people had been stabbed. Two of the victims suffered non-life threatening injuries, while the third victim succumbed to their injuries.

Shortly after the incident, a suspect not far from the scene was arrested in connection with the incident.

Though they stressed there is no risk to public safety, police noted this attack does not appear to be targeted.

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) has been called and will be working in partnership with the Burnaby RCMP to investigate the case.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation can call the IHIT Information Line at 1-877-551-4448 or by email at [email protected]