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Second-degree murder charge laid in death of Banff man

Peter Shokeir |

A suspect has been charged with second-degree murder after a man was killed at a nightclub in Banff.

On Aug. 5, Banff RCMP were advised at about 2:26 a.m. of an altercation which occurred at a local drinking establishment on Banff Avenue.

Upon arrival, police located an injured male. The 26-year-old male from Banff was transported to hospital where he was declared deceased.

A 22-year-old male from Banff was taken into custody at the same location.

The victim was later identified as Ethan Enns-Goneau of Banff.

John-Christopher Arrizza of Banff was also identified as the suspect and has been charged with second-degree murder.

Arrizza has been remanded into custody and will appear in Canmore Provincial Court on Aug. 10 via CCTV.

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