Vancouver police were called to the area of West Pender and Carrall Street on February 6th just after midnight.
On arrival police located a deceased man. Investigators believe he was stabbed in nearby Shanghai Alley by a suspect who fled the area. The victim has been identified as Nikolai Sugak, 32, and no arrests have been made.
Constable Visintin said “This is a neighbourhood that sees a lot of vehicle, bike, and pedestrian traffic at all hours of the day, and we believe there may be witnesses or people with dash-cams who have important information that could help us solve this crime”. Anyone with information is asked to call VPD’s Homicide Unit at 604-717-2500.