Suspect arrested in fatal daylight stabbing of man in Port Coquitlam, B.C.

By The Canadian Press
August 17, 2016 - 10:11am Updated: August 17, 2016 - 2:18pm

PORT COQUITLAM, B.C. — An arrest has been made following a fatal stabbing in Port Coquitlam, B.C.

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team says 34-year-old James Meanney was taken into custody without incident late Tuesday night.

Police say 65-year-old Robert Vidovich was stabbed as he crossed the parking lot of a busy Port Coquitlam shopping mall on Aug. 7.

Police said the Crown has approved a second-degree murder charge against Meanney. 

He is scheduled to appear in court on Thursday.

The Canadian Press

Note to readers: This is a corrected story. A previous version based on information provided by the RCMP misspelled James Meanney’s last name.

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