Statement from the Mayor of Duncan regarding the July 16th Homicide in Duncan

I am deeply saddened to learn that a fatal stabbing occurred in Duncan on July 16th. I offer my condolences to the victim’s family and those mourning him.

The Vancouver Island Integrated Major Crime Unit is leading the investigation with assistance from North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP. There is no information to indicate that there is an ongoing threat or risk to the general public. I appreciate the RCMP’s ongoing effort to determined what happened. Anyone with information is asked to contact the information hotline at 250-380-6211.