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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

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By Energeticcity.ca 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 www.crimestoppersfsj.ca

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


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