VPD investigation results in manslaughter charge

Vancouver, BC – A Vancouver man has been charged for killing another man last September, following a months-long Vancouver Police investigation.

The victim, Neil Scarisbrick, was assaulted during an altercation near Columbia and East Hastings streets around 2:30 a.m. on September 7. Scarisbrick died from his injuries.

(File Photo) Manslaughter

Jonathan James Payne, 36, is charged with one count of manslaughter.

The incident was the 11th of 19 homicides in Vancouver last year.

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