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Man dies after Downtown Eastside stabbing: Vancouver Police

The victim was stabbed outside of a hotel
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Vancouver police officers attended the Hazelwood Hotel, located near Hastings and Dunlevy streets, just after 9:30 a.m., explains a news release.

A man was killed in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside Wednesday (Dec. 22) morning, say police.

Vancouver Police Department officers attended the Hazelwood Hotel, located near Hastings and Dunlevy streets, just after 9:30 a.m., states a news release. The department received reports a man was stabbed outside of the hotel. 

The 52-year-old victim later died of his injuries in hospital. No arrests have been made and the investigation remains ongoing.

The homicide is the city's 18th of the year. 

Anyone with information is asked to call VPD homicide investigators at 604-717-2500.

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