John Buchanan charged with murder in Nanaimo fatal assault

Police and Paramedics were called to a building at 275 Nicol Street on September 11th on report of an injured man. Richard Sitar 42, had been seriously assaulted and later died of his injuries.

Police said John Buchanan 46, was arrested and charged with second degree murder.

No other information will be released to the public as this matter is now before the courts.