A 49-year-old man with an extensive criminal record has been killed on the Downtown Eastside in Vancouver, marking the city’s second homicide of the year.
Around 4 a.m. on Wednesday Feb 11th, Lorne Melting-Tallow was found unresponsive and bleeding on the sidewalk on Hastings near Columbia Street. Melting-Tallow was taken to the hospital but later died.
VPD Constable Brian Montague says it’s unclear how long the man may have been there.
The cause of death is not being revealed.