Fort Nelson resident passes away after assault

A Fort Nelson resident has passed away after a serious assault took place at a residence yesterday evening at 6:30. The victim was rushed to hospital but succumbed to their injuries.

Information received lead police to believe the incident was isolated. An individual is in RCMP custody.

The North District Major Crime Unit has been called upon to aid in the investigation. Police state that no further information will be released at the present time as the investigation is in its early stages.