On Thursday February 11th at about 7:30 a.m, officers responded to reports of a shooting, at Bernard Cameron’s mansion on Strathburn Street in Almonte. On arrival police found the body of the Mississippi Mills councillor Bernard Cameron 65, and his daughter, Sarah Cameron 28, who had also been shot but was rushed to hospital with with serious injuries and is expected to survive.
It was said that Porteous and Sarah were arguing, Bernard became involved, Porteous shot Bernard dead, shot Sarah and then turned the gun on himself.
Sarah Cameron’s ex partner and the father of their two children, Travis Porteous 33, was suffering from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Protease was also transported to hospital where he later died.