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Man charged with second-degree murder in fatal Olympic Village stabbing

A Vancouver Police Department patch is seen on an officer's uniform in Vancouver, on Saturday, January 9, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Vancouver police say a 50-year-old man has been charged with second-degree murder in a fatal stabbing in the Olympic Village neighbourhood in May.

Jian Ying ‘Angela’ Du, 51, was found with fatal stab wounds inside a building near Ontario Street and First Avenue around 2:30 a.m. on May 1, by police responding to reports of a “disturbance.”

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On Tuesday, police said the BC Prosecution Service had approved a murder charge against Jian Wei Wang, who remains in custody.

At the time of his arrest in May, police said they believed the suspect and the victim knew one another.

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