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Second-degree murder charge approved in fatal Crab Park stabbing

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A suspect is in custody charged with second-degree murder while the victim of Vancouver's fourth murder of 2022 has now been identified. Paul Johnson has more on Saturday's fatal stabbing at CRAB Park – May 8, 2022

The large police presence at a popular park on Vancouver’s industrial waterfront Saturday was due to a fatal stabbing, investigators have confirmed.

The killing marks the city’s fourth homicide of 2022.

Vancouver police say they were called to Crab Park around 10:20 a.m. for reports of a man being assaulted.

Read more: Police investigating ‘serious incident’ at Vancouver’s Crab Park

Investigators arrived to find 45-year-old Vancouver man Andrew Walden suffering from critical injuries.

Despite first responders best efforts, he died at the scene, police said.

Police say a suspect, 26-year-old Eric Kim, has been charged with second degree murder in the case.

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Vancouver police said they were still investigating whether the two men knew each other and whether either or both resided in the large homeless camp on the park’s west side.

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