One man arrested after homicide in Marpole

Vancouver police believe that there are several witnesses who could provide evidence

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      An early-morning fight that broke out near a South Vancouver nightclub has led to the death of a 19-year-old man.

      According to Vancouver police, the victim was stabbed in a melee involving a large group near Southwest Marine Drive and Hudson Street.

      Officers were called to the scene near the Gallery nightclub around 3:30 a.m.

      The man was taken to hospital where he died from his injuries.

      Police have a 24-year-old man in custody.

      “We know there were a lot of people who saw what happened this morning and we need them to call police,” Const. Tania Visintin said in a VPD news release.

      Anyone with information is encouraged to call the major crime section at 604-717-2500.

      It's Vancouver's fifth homicide of 2022.