According to Calgary police the victim was walking past James Short Park, when he heard an altercation between a woman and man inside the park on June 30th at around 7:00pm. After hearing the woman tell the man to stop hitting her, the victim confronted the man.
The suspect threatened the victim with a knife, and when he tried to get away he tripped, hitting his head on the bumper of a stopped car. The suspect then caught up with the victim and stabbed him. Police said the driver of the car left the scene and they with to speak with them.
The victim was rushed to hospital, but died on Saturday, July 3, 2021. His identity cannot be released until it is confirmed by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact us by calling the non-emergency number at 403-266-1234.
Update July 9th
An autopsy has been completed and the victim has been identified as 62-year-old Paul March. Police continue to search for the suspect who is described as Indigenous, between 20 and 25 years old, 5’10″ to 6’ tall, with a slim to medium build, with long, dark hair in braids. He was wearing a grey t-shirt, red shorts, a baseball hat and tall dark socks with black and white Nike running shoes.
Update July 25th
Calgary police have issued a Canada wide warrant for the arrest of Antoine Joel GROS VENTRE BOY, 26, in relation to the the death of Paul MARCH. GROS VENTRE BOY (pictured) is described as 6’2″ tall, with a slim build, and has black hair and brown eyes. He has tattoos on his left hand, which include tear drops.
Anyone with information on GROS VENTRE BOY’s whereabouts is asked to call the police non-emergency number at 403-266-1234.
Update August 3rd.
Antoine Joel GROS VENTRE BOY was located by Calgary police Mountain Bike Unit members downtown in the area of 5 Avenue and 4 Street S.W on August 1st. He was arrested and charged with second degree murder in relation to the death of Paul MARCH.