New Year's Eve stabbing victim dies, suspect due in court

SAINT JOHN, N.B. - Police in Saint John, N.B., say a man who was stabbed on New Year's Eve has died as a result of his injuries.

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Police went to a Sherbrooke Street home around 8:40 p.m. on Dec. 31 after getting a 911 call about a stabbing.

Responding officers found a 22-year-old man who had suffered a serious stab wound to his upper body.

He was hospitalized and had surgery to treat his injuries, which were described as life-threatening.

Police arrested a 19-year-old man on Jan. 1 after getting a call that he wanted to turn himself in.

The man faces a charge of second-degree murder.


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