Update: Charges Laid – Vancouver Homicide #11 – Police investigate the death of Neil Scarisbrick in Vancouver’s Downtown East Side

Vancouver police said 36-year-old Neil Scarisbrick died after being punched near Hastings and Columbia streets and died as a result of his injuries on Monday, September 7th.

Investigators believe that the victim and suspect are known to each other and that there is no risk to the public.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call VPD homicide detectives at 604-717-2500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Update January 9th, 2021
Vancouver police issued a released on January 8th stating that they have made an arrest in the homicide of Neil Scarisbrick. Jonathan James Payne, 36, has been charged with one count of manslaughter.

The 2020 Vancouver Homicide Victim List is available here.