Lethbridge police have charged a man with second-degree murder in connection with the suspicious death of a 43-year-old man last week in an apartment building along the 1200 block of 4 Avenue South.
An investigation determined that the suspect was in the victim’s apartment with acquaintances on the evening of April 26 when a fight broke out.
Police said the fight fatally injured the victim, who was found unresponsive in his apartment by a friend the next morning.
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He was pronounced dead at around 7 a.m. by police and EMS.
Police say there were multiple weapons involved in the altercation that have been seized, but would not confirm any further details.
They added that the investigation is ongoing and further arrests may be made.
Jason Paul James Crane Chief, 27, of Lethbridge, is charged with second-degree murder and was arrested on May 1 without incident.
He is currently in custody awaiting his bail hearing on May 11.