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Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Stabbing Death Now Being Treated As Homicide

A fight at Lancaster Street and Tower Street on the West side leaving one man dead, one man seriously hurt and two men in police custody.

Sergeant Jay Henderson explains a 23-year-old man and a 61-year-old man with serious injuries were brought to the Regional Hospital by ambulance but the younger man, who had been stabbed, later died. 

 A funeral service will be held on Saturday morning at 10 for Spencer Eldridge at Brenan's Bay View Funeral Home on Manawagonish Road.

The older man, who was run over by a vehicle, is being treated.

Two men ages 22 and 28 have been arrested in connection with the incident. Henderson says all of the men involved know each other.

City police are now treating the 23 year old's death as a homicide.   A 28 year old man is due before a judge in the morning and a 22 year old man is being held in custody.

Meantime, A 19-year-old man also being arrested in connection with a cab robbery on Orange Street, and as a follow-up to a situation involving two 16-year-old girls at Harbour View High, Henderson says one girl received a minor stab wound to the leg but they're calling the incident horseplay.