(Photo by Paul Bell)

In the early hours of Saturday, March 10th, 35-year-old Joe Gauthier was stabbed to death in an apartment on Hillside Ave.

As of March 28th, the Vancouver Island Integrated Major Crime Unit (VIIMCU) are in the process of investigating the homicide, and are currently seeking witnesses who may have been in the area at around 5 AM on the day of the incident.

More specifically, they are looking to talk to the driver of a green car which may have stopped in the immediate vicinity, and a cyclist who rode by the area.

The police have reiterated that they have no reason to believe that the greater public is at risk.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the VIIMCU Information Line at 250-380-6211, or report what you know anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222 TIPS (8477).

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