Vancouver: After nearly one year, a man has been charged in relation to the stabbing of a 19-year-old man.

The suspect, identified as Mohammed Cortes Torres (25), has been charged with second-degree murder. 

According to the Vancouver police, homicide detectives launched an investigation on May 23, 2022, following the death of Naseb Fazil, who was involved in a confrontation outside the Gallery nightclub where he was stabbed.  

The police said Torres was a Surrey resident at the time of the homicide and it is believed that he was more recently staying on Vancouver Island.

The suspect was arrested on Sunday.  

Vancouver Police thanked the Saanich Police for their assistance during the investigation.

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