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Man dies of traumatic neck injury in Abbotsford's first slaying of 2014

January 03, 2014 - 6:12 AM

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. - Abbotsford, B.C., has recorded its first murder of 2014.

Abbotsford Police Const. Ian Macdonald says the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team has taken over the case after the man died Thursday afternoon.

Macdonald says the victim, in his 30s, collapsed after staggering into a business in that Fraser Valley city, suffering from a severe wound to his neck.

Few other details are available but an IHIT spokesman is expected to provide more information through the day.

The name of the dead man has not been officially released.

Macdonald urges anyone with information about the slaying to contact police.

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