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Arrest made in 2011 Kamloops murder

Kamloops RCMP have confirmed three arrests have been made in relation to the murder of Archie LePretre that occurred on March 22, 2011 at 3rd Avenue and Battle Street in Kamloops.

At approximately 4:44 p.m. on March 22, 2011, Kamloops RCMP were called to the scene where a male was reportedly stabbed.

The 23 year old male was pronounced dead at Royal Inland Hospital a short time later and identified as Archie LePretre.

LePretre was from Vancouver and was visiting a cousin in Kamloops at the time of his death.

At the time of the attack, police established that LePretre and his cousin were targeted and that the attack was gang related.

The investigation revealed that there were three male suspects believed to be from a known rival gang.

On Friday December 6th, 2013 Kamloops Serious Crime Unit made three arrests in relation to the homicide.  

Travis Johnny, 24, is in custody facing a murder charge. Two other males were arrested in relation to the investigation but were later released, as their role in the incident is still under investigation.

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