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Vancouver police name victim following city's fourth homicide of 2021

A Vancouver Police Department patch is seen on an officer's uniform as she makes a phone call after responding to an unknown incident in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, on Saturday, January 9, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
April 09, 2021 - 9:39 AM

VANCOUVER - Police have identified a 37-year-old Vancouver man as the city's latest homicide victim.

A statement from Vancouver police says 37-year-old Robinson Russ was fatally stabbed on April 4.

Const. Tania Visintin says Russ was attacked in the Downtown Eastside neighbourhood and died later in hospital.

No arrests have been made in the city's fourth homicide of 2021.

Visintin says investigators believe there were several people nearby at the time Russ was stabbed.

She says those witnesses are urged to speak with police.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published April 9, 2021.

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