NEWS
03/27/2017 17:34 EDT | Updated 03/28/2018 01:12 EDT

Manslaughter charge stayed against Renato Toy in Stampede ground stabbing

A manslaughter charge has been stayed against a Calgary man accused in a fatal stabbing on the Stampede grounds in 2015.

Renato Toy's charge was stayed because the Crown believed it had no reasonable likelihood of conviction.

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Zakariya Mohamed Abdow, 25, was taken to hospital in critical condition after a fight involving a number of people near the midway and died of his injuries months later.

A second victim was treated and later released.

Rinato Toy's aggravated assault charge was upgraded to manslaughter in October 2015.

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