Suspected targeted stabbing in Abbotsford, B.C., leaves one man dead

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ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — A man has been fatally stabbed in Abbotsford, B.C.

A statement from Abbotsford police says officers were called to an area near the Sumas Way overpass just after 10 p.m. Wednesday.

A critically injured 35-year-old man was found in a tent and died a short time later in hospital.

Police say the investigation is just beginning but the stabbing appears targeted.

The statement does not offer a motive or say if any suspects have been identified.

Members of the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team have taken over the case.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published April 8, 2021.

The Canadian Press