A 39-year-old man was stabbed to death at a Kamloops home on Saturday morning, police said, and another man is in custody.
Kamloops RCMP responded to emergency calls at a residence on Clarke Street at 10:34 a.m. in the West End, near the downtown core.
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Upon arrival, police officers found the man with stab wounds before paramedics rushed him to Royal Inland Hospital, where he later died as a result of his injuries.
Nearly four hours later, at 2 p.m., police arrested a 37-year-old man in connection with the homicide. Mounties said there is no continuing threat to the public.
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Staff Sgt. Simon Pillay said there are few details that can be provided at this time, but he confirmed one key element of the attack.
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“The alleged suspect and victim are known to each other,” Pillay said.
The Kamloops RCMP serious crime unit is investigating.
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