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Vancouver man charged for murder in Canada Day stabbing: VPD

This marks Vancouver’s fifth homicide of 2020.
Photo: Police lights at night / Getty Images

Vancouver Police say they have arrested a 52-year-old Vancouver man following a stabbing in the Downtown Eastside on Canada Day. The victim later died of his injuries.

According to a press release, Luis Maulen has been charged with one count of second-degree murder for the death of 49-year-old Daniel Haydon of Vancouver.

Just after 10:30 a.m. on July 1, Vancouver Police were called to East Hastings Street and Hawks Avenue for reports of a stabbing. After police arrived, Mr. Haydon was rushed to the hospital where he died of his injuries on July 3.

Detectives were able to identify Maulen as the suspect and arrest him in Vancouver on July 3.

Mr. Maulen is in custody.

This marks Vancouver’s fifth homicide of 2020.