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.