25 year old man murdered in Trail, BC

On May 15, 2011 shortly after 2:00 pm Trail and Greater District RCMP were called to the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital after a 25 year old male Trail resident was brought in with fatal injuries sustained in a physical altercation. The victim was pronounced dead upon arrival at the hospital.

Upon police attendance it was determined that the two males whom had brought the injured to the hospital were involved in this incident. Further investigation revealed that one of the males was a witness to the event and he was detained. The other male, a 17 year old Trail resident, was arrested and taken into custody where he is currently being held pending a court appearance. The suspect will be appearing before a judge on May 16, 2011.

The Kootenay Boundary Regional Detachment General Investigations Section was called in and have taken over the investigation.

This incident occurred between two males, known to each other, and was initiated at their shared residence. There is no indication that anyone else was involved and there is no threat of any danger to the public.

The identity of the victim is not being released at this time as the next of kin notification is being conducted.

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