Charlottetown Police Services are actively investigating a Homicide that occurred overnight. At 1:13 am, Police received a call of a fight in progress on Spring St near Churchill Ave. Upon arrival the victim, a 24 year old Kingston man, was located with serious injuries and immediately transported to QEH by Island EMS, he later died in hospital. At 2:15 am, the Accused, a 20 year old Charlottetown Man, was later located on Lower Malpeque Road by Police and arrested after a brief struggle. The two men were believed to be known to each other, this was not a random assault and the public is not at risk. Investigators are working to determine the cause of the violent encounter. Police are not looking for any further suspects at this time. The Charlottetown Police Services Major Crime Unit is investigating the incident and charges are expected to be laid later today.
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