Nanaimo RCMP officers responded to a call in the 500 block of Fifth Street at 2 a.m. Saturday, where they found a 25-year-old man stabbed several times. Photo submitted

UPDATE: Man charged with attempted murder after a stabbing in Nanaimo

Matthew Dean Tremblay of Nanaimo appeared in court Tuesday

A man has been charged with attempted murder after a stabbing at an apartment complex in Harewood over the long weekend.

According to an RCMP press release, 27-year-old Matthew Dean Tremblay of Nanaimo has been charged with one count of attempted murder. Tremblay appeared in Nanaimo provincial court yesterday and his next court appearance will be April 17. He remains in custody.

Nanaimo RCMP were called to a townhouse complex on the 500 block of Fifth Street on Saturday, March 31 and found that a 25-year-old man had been stabbed several times, according to a police press release.

The man was taken to Nanaimo Regional General Hospital with “serious, life-threatening injuries,” according to a release, and is expected to remain there “at least another week.”

A suspect was arrested the same day as the incident.

The investigation is continuing. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or www.nanaimocrimestoppers.com.

Just Posted

Vintage Flyers honor Broncos

Fuller Lake team takes tribute to Whistler tournament

Lake Cowichan resident petitioning for free hospital Wi-Fi

A medical condition has Sarah Gibson in and out of hospital regularly

LMG eyes Nanaimo after 2-1 win over ‘classy’ West Van side

Cowichan a step closer to provincial final

Hospital hero wins international honour for disarming knife wielding man

Charles Kraeling is the first Island Health employee to receive an International Award of Valour

May is the month of the rhododendron

The Cowichan Valley Rhododendron Society is holding its annual Garden Fair

Toronto van attack suspect faces 10 counts of first-degree murder

The suspect in the Toronto van attack that killed 10 people and injured 15 others on Monday is a 25-year-old man named Alek Minassian

Take the opportunity for some toad talk in Duncan Thursday

Cowichan Watershed Board is welcomes Elke Wind

Doctor sees healing power in psychedelic plant as Peru investigates death of B.C. man

Peru’s attorney general has ordered the arrest of two suspects in the killing of 41-year-old Sebastian Woodroffe

Toronto police officer ‘gave himself the space and time’ in van attack

Footage shows officer standing up, turning off his siren and talking clearly to the suspect

$1.18 to $1.58 a litre: Are you paying the most for gas in B.C.?

Gas prices across B.C. vary, with lowest in Vernon and highest in – you guessed it – Metro Vancouver

Inquest set 10 years after B.C. woman shot, left to die

Lisa Dudley, and her partner, Guthrie McKay were shot in their Mission home in September 2008

B.C. hockey team to retire Humboldt Bronco victim’s number

BCHL’s Surrey Eagles to retire Jaxon Joseph’s No. 10 in light of bus tragedy

B.C. Hells Angels invited to rally by anti-SOGI organizer

The Culture Guard group has helped Hells Angels in the past, said its executive director.

B.C. bill aims to keep Indigenous kids in communities, out of care

Changes to Child, Family and Community Service Act could connect MCFD, Indigenous communities

Most Read