Man dies after walking into New Westminster cafe “bleeding profusely,” police say

Homicide investigators have been dispatched to New Westminster, BC, where a man was killed Friday morning.

New Westminster police say they were called to Waves Coffee House on Columbia Street around 6:30 a.m. when a man had appeared with heavy bleeding.

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The man was rushed to Royal Columbian Hospital but did not survive.

It was not immediately clear how the man was injured, but police asked anyone who saw or heard an altercation Friday morning to contact authorities.


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Investigators are also appealing for any video recorded in the area at the time.

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Police said the investigation was in its early stages, but that they did not believe the death was related to the ongoing gang conflict on the lower mainland.

The integrated homicide investigation team is conducting the investigation. Anyone with information can contact IHIT’s tip line at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448).

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