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Charges Laid After Homicide Suspect Attempts to Flee


Vancouver Police have made an arrest in connection with Vancouver’s fourth homicide of 2017.

Around 8 a.m. on March 4th, police were called to a condominium complex at 438 Seymour Street after a deceased man was found inside the building. He has been identified as 39-year-old Vancouver resident Sofiane Kasdaghli.

Shortly after noon on Sunday, 21-year-old Vancouver resident Diego Alphonso Huerta was arrested as he was about to board a Greyhound bus out of the city. He has been charged with second-degree murder.

Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to contact detectives from the VPD’s Major Crime Section at 604-717-2500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.