28-Yr-Old Dies After Stabbing, Suspect Arrested

March 6, 2017

[Updated] Police have now confirmed that “there was a stabbing incident last night on Crow Lane and a young man is dead.” They are expected to provide further details at a later time, and we will update as able.

Update 12.02pm: A police spokesperson said, “Around 11pm Sunday, March 5th police and first responders were dispatched to a reported disturbance along Crow Lane in Pembroke, in the vicinity of Blue Waters Anglers Club. It appears that two men were involved in an altercation.

“One of the men involved, a 28-year-old Devonshire man, was injured and rushed via ambulance to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.

“No further information regarding the deceased will be released at this time, until next of kin has been notified. A suspect was subsequently arrested in connection with the fatal stabbing.

“A full investigation is underway and any witnesses should contact the Serious Crime Unit on 247-1739 or the independent and confidential Crime Stoppers hotline 800-8477.”

Update 2.52pm: The police identified the victim as Raymond Butterfield. The video of the police press conference is below.

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