IHIT investigates Abbotsford fatal stabbing

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Police have identified the 35-year-old man stabbed to death in Abbotsford Wednesday night – Apr 8, 2021

One man is dead following a late-night stabbing in Abbotsford, B.C.

Police say they were called to the area of King Road and Riverside Road at 10:15 p.m. Wednesday and found a 35-year-old man unresponsive in a tent.

The man had been stabbed and later died in hospital.

The victim has been identified as Robert Nelson.

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Early indications suggest a targeted homicide, Abbotsford Police said.

The RCMP’s Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) has taken over the case.

Investigators were going to houses in the area to find any witnesses who may have seen any commotion or altercation.

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They are asking anyone with information or dashcam footage from the area to come forward.


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