The accused in the fatal stabbing that happened Friday afternoon in Chemainus, has been formally charged.
25 year old Colin John has been released from hospital and remains in Police custody.
He has been charged with 2nd Degree Murder in the death of 20 year old, Derek Descoteau, also of Chemainus.
John has also been charged with Attempted Murder stemming from the same incident when a sixteen year old girl from the Cowichan Valley was stabbed.
She remains in hospital.