Fight was fatal, police confirm

A man died from injuries suffered in a fight for which police are seeking witnesses, RCMP have confirmed.

RCMP said Gregory Wale, 35, was found dead in his home on Saturday evening, less than a day after the altercation with another person at the corner of 20th Avenue and Redwood Street.

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Wale was taken to hospital with serious injuries but left on his own accord shortly afterwards, RCMP said.

Police are continuing to look for Wale's opponent in the fight, which occurred at about 11:20 p.m.

They are also asking anyone who witnessed the fight to contact the Prince George RCMP detachment at 250-561-3300.

They can also anonymously contact Crime Stoppers at 1(800)222-8477 or online at www.pgcrimestoppers.bc.ca. You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers. If you provide information that leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward.

Condolences to Wale's family, meanwhile, have been posted on his Facebook page.

Wale had a history of violence, according to court records. He has two convictions for assault causing bodily harm, committed in the Hazelton area in 2008 and 2010.

He was also to stand trial in November on counts of assault causing bodily harm, assaulting a peace officer and mischief $5,000 or under from an alleged April 24, 2019 incident in Prince George.

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