Trail RCMP seeking information in suspected homicide

Police responded to a Fruitvale residence on Sunday night where a 52-year-old man was suffering from life-threatening injuries.

  • Dec. 29, 2014 5:00 a.m.

Press Release

Fruitvale – A 24-year-old man is in custody after police responded to a Fruitvale residence on Sunday night where a 52-year-old man was suffering from life-threatening injuries.

On December 28, 2014 at 9:51 pm, the Trail & Greater District RCMP received a report of a man suffering serious, life-threatening injuries at a residence in Fruitvale, BC. Officers arrested a suspect without incident at the scene while the 52-year-old resident was rushed to the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Pending notification of next of kin the family has requested that the name of the deceased not be released.

The suspect and victim were known to each other; the suspect remains in police custody pending further investigation.

The BC RCMP Southeast District Major Crime Unit, with assistance from Kootenay Boundary Regional District RCMP and Trail & Greater District RCMP resources, continues the investigation.

Anyone with any information who has yet to speak with police is asked to contact the Trail & Greater District RCMP detachment at 250-364-2566. Remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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