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Homicide investigators take over after New Westminster stabbing victim dies

Homicide investigators have taken conduct of a stabbing in New Westminster, that later proved fatal. Global News

Homicide investigators have taken conduct of a New Westminster stabbing case, after the victim died of their injuries.

New Westminster police were called to reports of a serious assault at a home on Princess Street around 1 p.m. on March 2.

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Officers arrived to find a woman with critical injuries.

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Investigators took a suspect into custody later that afternoon with the help of Vancouver police.

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Police believe the suspect and the victim knew one another.

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Andywele Mullings, 42, is currently facing charges of aggravated assault and assault with a weapon, though that is likely to change given the woman’s death.

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team is now the lead on the file.

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