News

Nanaimo student stabbed to death in Calgary

A man who had been living in Nanaimo and attending classes at Vancouver Island University was found dead near a residence in Calgary Tuesday.

Police confirmed the body of Joshua Hogarth, 18, of Calgary, was found outside a residence of in the 200 block of 90th Ave. S.E., in the city’s Acadia district.

An autopsy, concluded Wednesday, confirmed Hogarth died of stab wounds.

Calgary Police Service investigators have arrested a man questioned in relation to the death.

Byron Arnold Blanchard, 20, also of Calgary, was formally charged with second degree murder early Thursday morning.

Blanchard is being held in custody until his next court appearance, scheduled for Tuesday (Aug. 28).

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Nanaimo police looking for a man suspected of indecent exposure
 
Registration open for late French immersion
 
Float homes anchor new development
Coun. Gord Fuller remains in critical condition after heart attack
 
Silent visitor
 
B.C. hockey league has enough of angry parents
Senior saved from Sunday house fire
 
Comox author credits Mark Twain for his career
 
Market Square fire displaces college

Community Events, January 2015

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Jan 27 edition online now. Browse the archives.