North Cowichan-Duncan RCMP investigating a death following a fight

RCMP officers in the Cowichan Valley are investigating a weekend assault with resulted in one man’s death.

Just before 12:30 a.m. Saturday, May 4, RCMP officers from the North Cowichan-Duncan were called to a home in North Cowichan for a report of a fight in progress.

Officers arrived to find a 23-year-old man suffering fatal injuries.  He was pronounced dead.

27-year-old, Daniel Coogan was arrested at the scene and remains in custody. He faces one count of murder, and is expected to be back in court on May 21st.

The scene remains inaccessible as the investigation is still in progress.

Inspector Chris Bear is assuring the community it was an isolated incident, and the victim and the man charged were known to each other.

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