Police were called to George and Cumberland streets near the Salvation Army on report of a fight at around 4:30pm, October 14th.
Kayla Sullivan 30 was found at the scene, suffering from a stab wound to the lower back. Sullivan was rushed to hospital where she underwent emergency surgery, however she died of her injuries early October 15th.
Peter Herauf, 37, was arrested in Gatineau and charged with first degree murder.
Kayla Sullivan is Ottawa’s 15th homicide of 2016.
The Ottawa 2016 homicide victim list and links are available here.