Victims name released in fatal stabbing




**Update – The Fort St. John RCMP have arrested two people in connection with the murder of Joshua Lequiere.  Click here for more details


By Staff

The Fort St. John RCMP have released the name of a the man involved in a fatal stabbing on Thursday.

Joshua James Lequiere was found sitting in the driver’s seat of a parked vehicle. Lequiere was stabbed and later died at the Fort St. John Hospital.

Just after six o’clock in the morning, police received a report of a disturbance in an apartment parking lot on 93rd A Street.

There’s no indication from police that a dog team assisted search, of a nearby wooded area, turned up a suspect. Sgt. Rob Vermeulen stated the RCMP won’t be releasing any further information about the case as the investigation is still on-going.

The police are still taking public information assistance calls, at the local RCMP detachment (250)787-8100 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at

Photo:  The vehicle Joshua Lequiere was found in on Thursday morning – Adam Reaburn/