40-year-old Colin Lamontagne has been charged with manslaughter in the death of Victoria man Shaun Alexander McGregor
The Vancouver Island Integrated Major Crime Unit and Nanaimo RCMP took Lamontagne into custody on Friday.
A woman who was also arrested at that time has been released without charge.
McGregor’s body was discovered on April 9th, 2015 in an apartment on the 1500-block of Begbie Street in Victoria’s Fernwood neighbourhood.
Investigators announced the death was being investigated as a homicide on April 29th, 2015 after an autopsy.
The arrests came exactly one year after that announcement.
Anyone with information is asked to call Vic PD’s non-emergency line at 250-995-7294 or report it anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).