Woman arrested after man dies of stab wounds in Vancouver

Police say this is the 11th homicide of the year

Vancouver police are investigating after the city’s second homicide in less than a week.

A 26-year-old Vancouver man died on Sunday following as assault on Friday night.

Shane John Tolmie was stabbed in a suite in an apartment building at Abbott Street near West Pender Street just after midnight on Friday morning.

READ MORE: Surrey man stabbed in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside dies

A 24-year-old woman was arrested but then released pending further investigation.

Police believe the victim and the suspect knew each other.

Anyone with information is asked to call the police at 604-717-2500 or if they wish to remain anonymous, to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.


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