December 7, 2017 8:53 am
Updated: December 12, 2017 5:59 pm

Calgary man charged with 2nd-degree murder in death of younger brother

WATCH: Charges are pending against a man accused of killing his brother in Calgary. Lauren Pullen has the details.

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A Calgary man has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of his brother, who was found dead early Thursday morning in the community of Rundle.

The body of Cory Runner, 29,  found after officers were called to the 0-100 block of Rundlehorn Terrace N.E. at about 1 a.m. on Dec. 7  for reports of a man in medical distress.

Police believe a verbal argument between the brothers escalated to a physical fight. Officers said the younger brother was fatally injured.

Global News has confirmed the victim was stabbed.

Police have charged Wayne Runner, 34, with second-degree murder.

The incident caused the temporary closure of the Rundle LRT Station. It reopened shortly after 5 a.m.

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