Terrace B.C. has first murder of the year

Calvin Benson, who suffered neck wound in altercation near old Skeena bridge, has died, report Terrace RCMP Aug. 3.

  • Aug. 3, 2016 8:00 p.m.

Terrace RCMP report that the 50-year-old man who suffered a neck wound on July 27th has died, turning the incident into Terrace’s first murder of the year.

He succumbed to his injury yesterday afternoon, Aug. 2. The man had suffered a severe stab wound to his neck in an altercation near the old Skeena Bridge.

We believe that there are witnesses to this incident that have yet to come forward. If you have any information, even a small piece, we need to hear from you, says Sgt. Mike Robinson, Operations Support NCO Terrace RCMP.

The Terrace General Investigation Section continues to move forward with the investigation assisted by the North District Major Crime Unit and the Terrace Crime Reduction Unit.

If you have information about this crime, contact the Terrace RCMP at 250-638-7400 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers by telephone at 1-800-222-TIPS, online at www.terracecrimestoppers.ca or by texting keyword TERRACE followed by your message to 274637 (CRIMES).

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