RCMP Investigate Fatal Incident

Prince Rupert

2017-10-18 09:45 PDT

File # 2017-7397

On October 18th, 2017 at approximately 1:52 AM the RCMP were called to a report of a stabbing at a residence in the 400 block of 9th Ave West in Prince Rupert. Upon police arrival a 17 year old male was taken into custody and two individuals were located inside the residence suffering from serious injuries. Emergency personnel attended to both individuals but the 69 year old male succumbed to his injuries. The 69 year old female was taken to the hospital with serious injurious.

RCMP officers are currently on scene and additional resources from the Major Crime Unit in Prince George will be attending Prince Rupert to assist with the investigation. There is no risk to the public at this time and further updates will be provided when possible.


Released by

Sgt. Jagdev Uppal

Media Relations Officer
Prince Rupert RCMP
100 6th Ave West, Prince Rupert, BC, V8J-3Z3.
Office: 250-627-0761

Email: bcrcmp@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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