Man dies after stabbing near CTrain station in northeastern Calgary

A man who was stabbed near Marlborough CTrain station in the northeastern part of Calgary earlier this week has died, police said Saturday.

Calgary police say a man has been arrested and charged with the crime.

Police say around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday that they were called to the area at 36 Street and Marlborough Drive NE for a reported assault. There, officers found a man who had been stabbed. They took him to the hospital in life-threatening condition, where he died early Friday morning, police said.

Police have identified the victim as Gil James Scott, 51.

Police on Wednesday seized an area near Marlborough CTrain station in Calgary to investigate a reported stabbing. Police said Saturday that a man is dead in that crime. (Dave Gilson / CBC)

At the time of the incident, police were searching the area and a man believed to be the suspect was arrested some distance away. Joseph Russel Verhaeghe, 34, has been charged with manslaughter, police said.

Police do not believe this is a coincidence.

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