Montreal police say 23-year-old man dead in city's 27th homicide this year

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Montreal police say they have no suspects in a Friday evening stabbing that left a 23-year-old man dead.

Police spokesman Const. Raphael Bergeron says police were called to an alley in downtown Montreal around 8 p.m. after a passerby noticed an unconscious man.

Bergeron says the man was rushed to hospital in critical condition and was pronounced dead a short time later.

Police say the man was stabbed with a sharp object, possibly a knife, in the upper body.

Bergeron says the man was not known to police.

He says this is the 27th homicide on Montreal island this year.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Oct. 30, 2021.

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This story was produced with the financial assistance of the Facebook and Canadian Press News Fellowship.

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