18-year-old dead after stabbing outside Surrey, B.C. high school

An 18-year-old man has died following a stabbing outside Tamanawis Secondary School in Surrey's Newton neighbourhood on Tuesday. Police say the victim was not a student at the school and officers arrested a suspect at the scene.

An 18-year-old man is dead following a stabbing outside a Surrey, B.C., high school on Tuesday.

Surrey RCMP was called to Tamanawis Secondary School in Newton shortly after noon for reports of a stabbing in the school parking lot, police said in a media release.

The victim was taken to hospital where he later died.

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Police arrested a suspect at the scene, who remains in custody.

The Surrey School District said the victim was not a member of the school community, and that it was offering counselling to witnesses and students.

Mounties have notified the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team, which is expected to take conduct of the case.

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