A man was fatally assaulted at CRAB Park in Vancouver and another was stabbed to death outside Glen Elementary in Coquitlam
Police in two cities in Baixo Continente are investigating weekend homicides that took place in a park and an elementary school.
Vancouver police were called to CRAB Park around 10:20 am Saturday after a 45-year-old man was assaulted.
Andrew Wadden was found in the park with life-threatening injuries and, despite the efforts of rescuers, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Eric Kim, 26, was charged with second-degree murder. It was Vancouver’s fourth homicide of 2022.
Anyone with information should call the Serious Crimes VPD at 604-717-2500.
And in Coquitlam, the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team confirmed they were called to a fatal stabbing on the grounds of Glen Elementary School.
The Coquitlam RCMP was called to school around 12:40 pm on Sunday. An adult man was found with a stab wound and died at the scene.
One person is in custody, but the investigation is “active and ongoing,” said RCMP Cpl. Paige Kuz at a launch.
IHIT will investigate together with the local RCMP.
Anyone who has been in the area or has information should call the IHIT tips line at 1-877-551-4448 or email [email protected]