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Update-Aggravated Assault-AJ’s Restaurant and Lounge

Sat April 13, 2013

On Monday the 1st day of April 2013 at 0100 hours, the Saint John Police Force (SJPF) received a call to AJ’s restaurant and lounge located at 638 Manawagonish Road, Saint John, NB, where a 43 year old male was transported to the Saint John Regional Hospital with serious life threatening injuries.

A 37 year old male was arrested and will face a charge of aggravated assault.  The male was released on a number of conditions with a court date scheduled for May 8th, 2013.The Saint John Police Force Major Crime Unit continues to investigate this incident.

UPDATE:

On the evening of April 12, 2013, Victim, 43 year old, Scott Crawford passed away as a result of his injuries sustained on April 1, 2013.

The Crown Prosecutor’s office and SJPF are currently reviewing the file.