The victim of the aggravated assault, Walter Smith, 37, succumbed to his injuries and died in hospital. The Medical Examiner conducted the autopsy today and determined that Smith died as a result of cranial trauma.
Vern Leonard Smith, 35, was arrested and charged with one count of second degree murder.
Walter Smith was brought to the Grey Nuns Hospital around 4 a.m. on Sunday, November 14, 2010, and hospital staff contacted police due to the seriousness of his injuries. Smith was the victim of an aggravated assault at a residence in Mill Woods, and EPS Homicide Detectives were called in to assist with the investigation. Smith passed away in hospital on Sunday.