Arrest made in New Year’s Day Homicide – Vancouver police investigate a homicide in Oppenheimer Park

Vancouver police responded to Oppenheimer Park where a man had been assaulted near the basketball court on New Year’s Day at approximately 1:00pm.

Police arrived to find Jesus Cristobal-Esteban, 62, unconscious. Police said Cristobal-Esteban suffered a serious head injury in an altercation The victim was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries on January 2nd.

No arrests have been made at this time. Anyone with information is asked to call the VPD’s homicide detectives at 604-717-2500 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.

Update March 5th
Glen Domenic Martin, 50, of Vancouver, was arrested on Thursday, March 4th in Vancouver and charged with manslaughter.