12 February 2018 0 Comments Posted By : Emily Lazatin

Coquitlam man dead after altercation in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside

Police say a man found in distress in front of the Astoria Hotel in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside Tuesday night has died.

The victim has been identified as 51-year-old Coquitlam resident Martin James MacDonald.

Police and ambulance were called to E. Hastings Street near Hawks Avenue around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday after a passerby discovered the victim unconscious at a bus stop.

Police say MacDonald had been in a physical altercation.

He was taken to hospital in critical condition but died Saturday.

A 42-year-old suspect was arrested at the scene and has been released pending further investigation.

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