West Kelowna man dies as a result of stabbing

A West Kelowna man died May 2 as the result of an April 29 stabbing that occurred during a dispute on Solar Road.

  • May. 7, 2015 5:00 a.m.

A West Kelowna man, 45,  died May 2 as the result of an April 29 stabbing that occurred during a dispute on Solar Road.

Joe Amestica, 50, was arrested and charged with Aggravated Assault and remanded in custody. Police are currently consulting with Crown counsel regarding appropriate charges as a result of victim passing away.

“Our investigation remains very active and ongoing,” said Cpl. Joe Duncan.

“We are urging anyone who may have witnessed this dispute/altercation between these two men to contact the West Kelowna RCMP at 250-768-2880.”

Remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, leaving a tip online at www.crimestoppers.net or by texting your tip to CRIMES (274637) ktown.

The family of the victim has asked that everyone respect the victim’s privacy and as such, a name will not be released at this time.

Kelowna Capital News