Richmond RCMP said that David did not possess a criminal record.
Police said that there was a second male injured however, despite some initial media reports his injuries were as a result of falling down and not as a result of an edged weapon.
The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team continues to look into the motive for this homicide. There have been no arrests or charges yet and the connections between the victim and suspect are not known.
Anyone with information is asked to call the IHIT tipline at 1-877-551-4448, or, to remain anonymous call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477.