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Victim of fatal stabbing in Olympic Village identified

Her death is the city's third homicide.

A woman was stabbed to death inside an apartment building in Vancouver's Olympic Village neighbourhood.

Vancouver Police has identified the victim as Jian Ying “Angela” Du, 51.

Police responded to a report of a disturbance inside a building near Ontario Street and First Avenue around 2:30 a.m. on Sunday.

"When officers arrived, they found the victim suffering from fatal stab wounds,” says Sgt. Steve Addison in a statement.

She died at the scene; her death is the city’s third homicide of 2022.

A 51-year-old man was arrested and police say the woman and him knew each other.

“This is an isolated incident, I don’t believe there was any risk to anybody else,” says Addison.

The investigation is ongoing and no charges have been laid. 

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