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Police ID man in fatal Maple Ridge stabbing

Selvin Krishna from a 2006 police mugshot. He has been identified as the man who was fatally stabbed on Mother
Selvin Krishna from a 2006 police mugshot. He has been identified as the man who was fatally stabbed on Mother's Day in Maple Ridge.
— image credit: RCMP photo

A man who made the province's most wanted car thief list for the first time in 2006 has been identified as the person who was murdered on Mother's Day in Maple Ridge.

Selvin Krishna, 36, died from stab wounds Sunday around 2:30 a.m. after a fight on McIntosh Avenue near 223rd Street.

"We continue to encourage anyone with information relating to this homicide to contact police," said Cpl. Adam MacIntosh of the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team.

"The next of kin notification was conducted yesterday, so his mother was informed on Mother's Day. That's sad."

Ridge Meadows RCMP were called to Ridge Meadows Hospital after Krishna was rushed there by ambulance, suffering from serious injuries.

The investigation eventually lead police to an apartment building on McIntosh Ave., but police have yet to reveal how the building relates to the homicide.

Police won't reveal the motive behind the stabbing and would not confirm that if drugs were being trafficked from the apartment where a search warrant was executed following the stabbing.

The fight took place on the street said Cpl. MacIntosh, adding that the information about the apartment is not something investigators are willing talk about at the moment.

Investigators remained at the apartment on Monday morning.

"We want to be cautious about what we share," said Cpl. MacIntosh.

"We want to make sure we find everything and we want to be able to tell the story of what occurred as best as possible from a forensic perspective."

Court records show Krishna has an extensive criminal history, with convictions for assault, assault with a weapon, robbery and theft that date back to 1996.

He also appeared on B.C.'s annual list of "most wanted" car thieves at least twice.

 

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