A man has been arrested and charged following a Vancouver Police investigation into a 2018 homicide.

On June 23, 2018, just after 11 a.m., an altercation between two people occurred in the south lane of West Hastings near Abbott Street. Abeal Negussie Abera, 26, was rushed to hospital with a stab wound and died of his injuries one week later.

BC Prosecution Service has approved a charge of manslaughter against 38-year-old Benny Rae Armstrong.

Armstrong was arrested on March 22 and remains in custody.