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Charges laid in Kamloops stabbing murder; RCMP need more information

August 03, 2020 - 9:58 AM

Charges have been laid in the stabbing death of Paul Samuel Whitten,  a 39-year-old Kamloops resident.

RCMP said Aug. 3, Jason Michael Holm, also a resident of Kamloops has now been charged with one count of second degree murder contrary to section 235(1) of the Criminal Code.

"Although charges have been laid, this investigation is not over. We are releasing a picture of Jason Holm in the hopes the public can assist this investigation," Staff Sgt. Simon Pillay, RCMP Kamloops Plainclothes Commander, said in a press release.


Jason Michael HOLM, also a resident of Kamloops, has now been charged with one count of second degree murder contrary to section 235(1) of the Criminal Code.
Jason Michael HOLM, also a resident of Kamloops, has now been charged with one count of second degree murder contrary to section 235(1) of the Criminal Code.
Image Credit: SUBMITTED/RCMP

"We are asking for anyone who saw Mr. Holm in the downtown area of Kamloops on Saturday Aug. 1 to please contact the RCMP. He may have been walking in the downtown core anytime between 6:30 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. If you saw Mr. Holm, had contact with him or know anything else about this investigation, please contribute to the safety of our community by contacting our investigators". -

Holm is six-foot-three and approximately 250 pounds. He is a white man with very noticeable tattoos on his face, in the shape of teardrops of various sizes. He also presents with a neck tattoo of a red colour "Cobra" emblem. 

This incident is not connected to organized crime or the drug trade. Holm and Whitten were known to each other and no other suspects are being sought.

RCMP investigators can be reached by calling 250-828-3000.

 


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