VPD investigates Crab Park homicide, city’s fourth homicide of 2022, second suspect arrested

Vancouver – Vancouver Police have arrested a second man for the murder of Andrew Wadden in Crab Park last weekend.

VPD officers were called to Crab Park around 10:20 a.m. May 7 after Wadden was assaulted by two men.

Yesterday, 18-year-old David Bentil was charged with second-degree murder.

Eric Kim, 26, was charged with second-degree murder on May 8.

Anyone with information is asked to call VPD’s Major Crime Section at 604-717-2500.

BACKGROUND

Vancouver, BC – Vancouver Police are investigating after one man was killed yesterday in the city’s fourth homicide of 2022.

VPD officers were called to Crab Park around 10.20 a.m. Saturday for reports of one man being assaulted.

Andrew Wadden, a 45-year-old Vancouver resident, was found by police in the park with life-threatening injuries.

Murder
(File Photo) Murder

Despite life-saving efforts by VPD, BC Ambulance Services and Vancouver Fire and Rescue Service, Wadden died at the scene.

Eric Kim, 26, has been charged with second degree murder.

Anyone with information is asked to call VPD’s Major Crime Section at 604-717-2500.

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