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Man charged with murder in fatal South Vancouver stabbing

Police found the victim with critical injuries near 57th Avenue and Prince Edward street on Nov. 14.
Police found the victim with critical injuries near 57th Avenue and Prince Edward street on Nov. 14. Global News

A 30-year-old man has been charged with second-degree murder in a fatal stabbing in South Vancouver earlier this month.

Police were called to the area of E 57th Avenue and Prince Edward Street around 9 p.m. on Nov. 14, where they found the critically injured victim.

Read more: Vancouver police arrest man in fatal Saturday-night stabbing

Damien Leung, 34, was rushed to hospital but did not survive.

Police said they tracked the suspect down about a block away, with the help of an eye-witness description.

At the time, police said it appeared the two men knew one another.

The accused, John Huang, remains in custody pending his next court appearance.

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