37-year-old man stabbed to death in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside

Vancouver police are investigating the city's fourth homicide of 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Vancouver police say they are investigating the murder of a 37-year-old man in the Downtown Eastside on Sunday night.

Police say they received reports of a man suffering from a possible drug overdose on Hastings Street just after 10 p.m. A witness reported seeing a man collapse in the middle of the sidewalk, police said.

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First responders performed chest compressions on the man and discovered that he had stab wounds.

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The man was taken to hospital where he later died of his injuries.

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No arrests have been made, police said.

The death is Vancouver’s fourth homicide of 2021.

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