Abbotsford – Late Wednesday evening (April 7 @10:15PM), Abbotsford’s emergency services responded to the area of King Road and Riverside Road for a stabbing.
Upon arrival, Abbotsford Police patrol officers located an unresponsive, seriously injured 35-year-old man in a tent. The man was taken to hospital where he has succumbed to his injuries.
The victim has been identified as 35-year-old Robert Nelson.
The initial indications suggest this appears to be a targeted incident.
This investigation has now transitioned to the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team.
Further information and updates will be provided by the IHIT Media Team. Anyone with information about this incident should call the IHIT Tip Line at 1-877-551-4448.
AbbyPD file 2021-14395