BREAKING: Suspect charged in killing of police officer

Oscar Arfmann facing one count of murder in killing of Abbotsford police officer

A man has now been charged in yesterday’s killing of Abbotsford Police Const. John Davidson.

Oscar Ferdinand Arfmann, 65, has been charged with first-degree murder (an automatic charge when someone kills a police officer), according to court files.

He did not have a valid driver’s licence, according to the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT).

IHIT says Arfmann did not have a criminal record. He remains in hospital but is conscious.

Read: More on Davidson’s 24 years in law enforcement here

Read: Resident remembers ‘honourable’ Davidson defusing road rage situation

Watch: Police chief Bob Rich speaks about fallen officer

More to come.

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