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Burnaby man faces manslaughter charge

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Burnaby resident Donald Denis Cote, 26, could be facing a manslaughter charge after the 22-year-old Vancouver man he is alleged to have assaulted and then struck with a vehicle on Oct. 15 died Tuesday, say Vancouver police.

Jessie David Daniel Thompson was struck by a vehicle in the 600-block of Terminal Ave. after an altercation with two men.

Cote, who is known to police, was originally charged with criminal negligence causing bodily harm, assault with a weapon and assault. He has been remanded in custody and was scheduled to appear in court Nov. 3.

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