4 people charged in the stabbing death of Esa Carriere in Kelowna

Kelowna RCMP responded to reports of an altercation in the 1400 block of Water Street on July 1st at approximately 10:50pm.

Police arrived to the area of the  Queensway bus loop where they found Esa Carriere 23, suffering from a serious stab wound. Carriere was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

RCMP Cpl. Jesse O’Donaghey said in a release that Esa Carrier had just recently re-located to Kelowna from Mississauga Ontario.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Kelowna RCMP Serious Crime Unit at 250-762-3300.

Update January 29th 2019
Cpl. Jesse O’Donaghey said in a press confrence that Nathan Truant, 26, and Noah Vaten, 20,each of Kelowna, along with an 18-year-old Kelowna man and an 18-year-old Kelowna woman, have now each been formally charged with manslaughter in relation to the death of Esa Carriere.