A 33-year-old Campbell River man is dead and his 18-year-old brother is in police custody.
Police responded to a report of an assault in the 1800 block of Mo Road at about 2:10 a.m. on Wed. Sept. 28.
“On arrival, officers learned that a 33-year-old male resident of that location had been assaulted by his 18-year-old brother,” said Sgt. Craig Massey of the Campbell River RCMP.
The victim was transported to Campbell River hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.
Names and details surrounding the nature of the incident are not being released yet.
According to Massey the incident is “definitely a homicide” and major crime unit investigators are tracking down and interviewing witnesses.
When asked if alcohol was found on the scene Massey replied, “no comment.”
More information to follow.