BANFF, Alta. – RCMP say they are investigating a homicide in a well-known tourist town in Banff National Park.
RCMP said in a news release that Banff officers were alerted to a fight around 2:30 a.m. Friday at a bar on Banff Avenue, a busy pedestrian area in the mountain town.
A 26-year-old man from Banff, Alberta was found injured and taken to hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Police said officers arrested a 22-year-old man, also from Banff, at the same location.
The Alberta RCMP Major Crimes Unit took over the investigation with assistance from Banff RCMP and the Forensic Identification Unit.
This report from The Canadian Press was first published on August 5, 2022.
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