Kelowna man no longer charged with attempted murder

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KELOWNA – The Kelowna man police say stabbed a Black Mountain resident during a fight earlier this year is no longer charged with attempted murder.

Corey Wayne Fawcett, 27, was arrested around 5 a.m. Jan. 8 in the 1200 block of Belgo Road after police found a man in a bedroom with a stab wound.

Cpl. Jesse O’Donaghey says preliminary information from witnesses at the scene suggest that the victim and the suspect were involved in a verbal argument, “which quickly escalated to a physical confrontation.”

The victim was taken to Kelowna General Hospital where he underwent emergency surgery.

Fawcett was charged with attempted murder but according to court documents charges were amended to aggravated assault, assault with a weapon and possessing a weapon for dangerous purpose.

He has no criminal record in B.C.


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