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Man, 36, charged in fatal stabbing after fight in downtown Edmonton

A man has been charged following a fatal stabbing near the Edmonton Convention Centre Monday night.

David Cox, 34, stabbed to death outside of Edmonton Convention Centre

David Cox, 34, was stabbed near the Edmonton Convention Centre on Monday evening. He later died in hospital. (Codie McLachlan/CBC)

A man has been charged following a fatal stabbing near the Edmonton Convention Centre Monday night. 

The 36-year-old is facing one count of manslaughter in the death of David Cox, 34.

Police were called to a fight on Jasper Avenue east of 99th Street at 10:30 p.m. When they arrived they found Cox had been stabbed. He later died in hospital. 

An autopsy Tuesday determined Cox's death was a result of the stab wound.

The accused is scheduled to appear in court on Oct. 10.