Vancouver police investigate the homicide of Ricky Martinez Downtown Eastside

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Vancouver Police were called to the area of Carrall Street and East Hastings Street at approximately 5:15 a.m. on September 28th on the report that a man had been assaulted and was badly injured.

The victim, Ricky Martinez, 44, was taken to hospital, where he died from his injuries. The victim’s cause of death have not been released at this time.

VPD will have additional officers working in the area throughout the day to collect evidence. Anyone with information is asked to call Vancouver Police Homicide at 604-717-2500.