Second suspect in Vancouver’s Crab Park homicide arrested

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. on May 7 after Wadden was assaulted by two men.

Wadden, a 45-year-old Vancouver resident, was found by police in the park with life-threatening injuries. Despite life-saving efforts by VPD, BC Ambulance Services and Vancouver Fire and Rescue Service, he died at the scene.

This was the city’s fourth homicide of 2022.

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

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

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