January 9, 2018 5:22 pm
Updated: January 9, 2018 11:59 pm

Man charged with first-degree murder in death of Lubomir Kunik on Stanley Park Seawall

WATCH: An arrest has been made and charges have been laid in connection with the discovery of a man's body in Stanley Park in February 2017. Aaron McArthur has the details.


A man has been charged with first-degree murder in the stabbing death of a man on the Stanley Park Seawall last February.

The body of Lubomir “Lubo” Kunik, 61, was found Wednesday, Feb. 1. 2017, between Second and Third Beach. Police say he had “obvious stab wounds.”

WATCH: (Aired Feb. 2, 2017) A 61-year-old man is killed on the seawall, in the city’s second homicide of 2017. Aaron McArthur has details.

He was found just before 11 p.m. by a man walking his dog.

Tyler Anthony Lagimodiere has now been charged with first-degree murder in Kunik’s death.

He made his first court appearance on Monday and has been remanded in custody until his next appearance on Jan. 17 in Vancouver Provincial Court.

READ MORE: Renewed appeal for witnesses to pair of unsolved Stanley Park attacks

Kunik’s death was one of two Stanley Park attacks being investigated by police.

On Nov. 16, 2016, a seriously injured 82-year-old man was found alone in his car near Brockton Oval.


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