Vancouver police investigate the city’s 4th homicide of 2020

Vancouver police stated in a June 5th press released that they are investigating the May stabbing death of Josue Vela.

Police said Josue Vela, 37, was stabbed on street in the area of Princess Avenue and Cordova Street on May 10th. Vela was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries on May 12th.

Investigators made an arrest, however they released the individual pending further investigation. VPD investigators do not believe there is a risk to the public.

Anyone with information is asked to contact VPD’s Homicide Unit at 604-717-2500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

The 2020 Vancouver Homicide Victim List is available here.