Man stabbed to death in Abbotsford

ON Wednesday, April 7 at 10:15 p.m., Abbotsford’s emergency services responded to the area of King Road and Riverside Road for a stabbing.   

Abbotsford Police patrol officers located an unresponsive, seriously injured 35-year-old man in a tent. The man was taken to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.  

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team later identified the victim as Robert Nelson.

Police said the initial indications suggest this was a targeted incident. 

Abbotsford Police Department patrol officers, Major Crime detectives, and the Forensic Identification Unit remain on scene.  This investigation has now transitioned to the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team.  

Anyone with information about this incident should call the IHIT Tip Line at 1-877-551-4448.