Victoria man charged in stabbing death remains in custody

Daniel Thomas Phelps, 29, made his first court appearance in provincial court Monday and was remanded into custody until Jan. 26.

  • Jan. 20, 2015 6:00 a.m.

A Victoria man charged with manslaughter in connection to a stabbing death in Langford last week will remain in custody until his next court appearance.

Daniel Thomas Phelps, 29, made his first court appearance in provincial court Monday and was remanded into custody until Jan. 26.

Phelps is accused of allegedly stabbing 29-year-old Kyle Jansen near Jacklin Road and Station Avenue in Langford on Jan. 14.

B.C. Ambulance paramedics were called to Station Street at about 5:15 p.m. where they treated the injured Jansen, who had been inflicted with a stab wound to the leg.

Jansen died of his injuries Jan. 15.

Investigators are still looking for witnesses to the crime, and anyone with information is asked to call West Shore RCMP at at 250-474-2264 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

– with files from Mike Davies