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An RNC assault investigation has been upgraded to homicide following the death of a 46-year-old male.
On Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at approximately 10:30 a.m., officers from the RNC Patrol Services Division, Criminal Investigation Division and Forensic Identification Services responded to a report of a disturbance at a residence in the downtown area of St. John’s. As a result, a 46-year-old male was transported to hospital.
On March 17, the 46-year-old male died.
An autopsy will be performed by the Chief Forensic Pathologist.
The investigation into this incident is ongoing.