The Vancouver Police Department said at around 6:30 a.m. PT Thursday it received a report of a fight taking place in the lobby of an apartment building on Balsam Street in Kerrisdale, near W. 41st Avenue.
There, officers found 59-year-old Robert Brown Orr, of Vancouver, suffering from serious injuries believed to be stab wounds. Orr was taken to hospital, but died a short time after.
Police arrested a Richmond man in Coquitlam shortly after 8 a.m. the same morning.
66-year-old Douglas Cameron Orr, of Richmond has now been charged with second-degree murder.
Police say the victim and suspect knew each other, but didn't comment on the nature of their relationship to each other.
It is Vancouver's ninth homicide of 2014.
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