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Wassim Filali, Sebastien Nicu Baltatu Casu charged in Plateau stabbing

06/26/2015 01:47 EDT | Updated 06/26/2016 05:59 EDT
Two men have been charged in connection with a violent incident Wednesday that left a 26-year-old man dead. 

Wassim Filali and Sebastien Nicu Baltatu Casu, both 20, were charged on Thursday afternoon in Quebec Court, according to Montreal police. 

Filali is facing charges of second-degree murder and assault causing bodily harm, while Casu is facing at least one charge of assault causing bodily harm.

The stabbing took place in the early-morning hours of June 24 near the corner of Clark Street and Des Pins Avenue in Montreal's Plateau–Mont-Royal borough.

The victim suffered an upper-body injury and was later pronounced dead in hospital on Wednesday morning.

Two other men in their 20s were injured, but both are in stable condition.

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