Police Identify the victim in Vancouver’s 9th homicide of 2017

Vancouver police were called to the 200 block of East Hastings Street on June 27th at approximately 8am on report of an injured man. Police located the victim who was injured as a result of a serious assault, and paramedics rushed him to hospital.

TheĀ  man whom is believed to be in his 50’s, died of his injuries in hospital. Investigators do not believe that the public is at risk, but ask anyone with information to call police at 604-717-2500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Update June 30.
VPD have identified the victim as 51 yer old Mark Eriksen. police are asking the public for assistance in determining the events that led up to the stabbing, and locating the person responsible. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Vancouver Police Homicide Unit at 604-717-2500.

The 2017 Vancouver Homicide Victim List is available here.