Homicide investigation begins after death of Abbotsford assault victim

Assault turns deadly

Homicide investigators have been called after an assault turned deadly in Abbotsford.

Police say they were called to the parking lot of a large shopping mall in central Abbotsford about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday.

An unnamed man was found with life-threatening injuries and was treated in hospital but died a short time later.

The police statement says "individuals suspected to be involved" in the death are in custody.

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team is taking over the case.

Abbotsford Police say that team will provide any further updates and anyone with information, dashcam or surveillance video should contact homicide detectives.

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