Dustin Hannam, 30, was found in a parking lot in Marystown with life-threatening head injuries. It happened in the centre of town in the early evening, but no witnesses have come forward.
Whitbourne is being plagued with a rash of robberies and home invasions, and citizens believe the crimes are drug-related.
Recent robberies and home invasions in the town of Whitbourne have some citizens concerned. The RCMP has provided 10 tips for people to secure their properties in the community.