Man dies after assault in Montreal

Montreal police were called to the area of Jeanne-d’Arc Avenue and Ste-Catherine Street East on October 27th at approximately 10:30 pm on report of an unresponsive man lying on the ground.

Police and paramedics located the man suffering from upper body injuries made with sharp weapon.

The 39 year old victim was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries. SPVM spokesperson Manuel Couture said the victim was known to police, and the death is believed to be drug related.

The Montreal Homicide Victims List is available here.