William Ronald Jordan, 19, and Anthony Dwyer, 54, a navy veteran were involved in an altercation on July 20th on the Saint John boardwalk.
Dwyer was rushed to hospital with a severe head injury. He remained on life support until July 23rd.
Jordan was initially facing an assault charge that has since been withdrawn and a charge of manslaughter has been presented.
No other information is available at this time.
Police responded to a call of a stabbing on New Year’s eve in St. John. Ross Joseph Veneau was found with a serious stab wound to the upper body. Veneau was rushed to hospital where he underwent emergency surgery and was listed in critical condition. Veneau died of his injuries on January 4th in hospital.
Brodie John White, of Fundy heights, is facing charges in the death of Ross Joseph Veneau.
A St. John’s man was stabbed to death allegedly by his co-worker on Jan 11th, 2015, inside a minivan that was transporting them both to work.
Raymond Stacey, 23, appeared in St. John’s provincial court Monday where he was charged with second-degree murder in relation to the death of Clifford Comerford.
The killing has left the family questioning why anyone would hurt a man whom they described as quiet and harmless.
“My brother Cliff was just as quiet as could be, he was kindhearted, he wouldn’t hurt so much as a flea,” Winsor said.
“He was brutally, brutally assaulted and stabbed several times, and where we are even unable to see the body — it’s that bad.”