Vancouver Homicide #12 – Gilles Hebert, fatally assaulted in an East Vancouver park

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Vancouver police responded to the report of an assault ay Grandview Park on August 5th at approximately 1:30pm.

On arrival police located 60-year-old Gilles Hebert unconscious. Police said it is alleged that Hebert and another man became involved in a physical altercation leaving Hebert injured. Hebert was rushed to hospital where he died from his injuries.

Police have arrested a 32-year-old man but have not laid any charges at this time. Anyone with information is asked to call VPD’s Homicide Unit at 604-717-2500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-tips.