Tag Archives: Ottawa

Maria Desousa allegedly murdered by her son and his girlfriend

Ottawa police were called to investigate a suspicious death after 81 year old Maria Desousa was taken to hospital on February 10th.

Police said Desousa had already died before she was taken to the hospital. Desousa’s injuries were inconsistent with what was said to be a fall and that the cause of her death was a homicide.

Paulo Desousa, 40, and Danielle LeBlanc, 36, Maria Desousa’s son and his girlfriend have been charged with first degree murder.

The 2018 Ottawa Homicide Victim List is available here.

 

Ottawa homicide #5 – Egal Daud found dead in a car

Ottawa police said Egal Daud, 30, was found dead in a vehicle on Northview Road on Sunday, February 11, at approximately 10am.

Little information has been released at this time. Police said Daud died of a gunshot wound, and that it is unknown if the shooting occurred at the location where Daud was found.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call Ottawa Police’s Major Crime Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5493

The 2018 Ottawa Homicide Victim List is available here.

Safaa Marina shot to death by her husband before turning the gun on himself

Ottawa Police Service received a 9-1-1 call for service to the 100 block of MacFarlane Road on February 4th at approximately 1:30am on report of a man and woman being shot.

Police arrived to find Safaa Marina 53, and Touni Marina 54, deceased at the scene. Police said Safaa died of a gunshot wound, and Touni died of a self inflicted gunshot wound.

Police are calling the death of the couple a Murder / Suicide.

The 2018 Ottawa Homicide Victim List is available here.

Adam Perron shot to death in Ottawa

Ottawa police responded to report of a shooting in the 100 block of McLeod Street, on January 18th at approximately 6:00am.

Police found the victim, Adam Perron, 22, suffering from life threatening injuries at the scene. Perron was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Ottawa Police Major Crime Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5493.

Nicholas Hickey dies after being struck by a vehicle, second degree murder charges laid

Ottawa police have laid charges in the pedestrian motor vehicle fatality that occurred on January 17th at approximately 8:30pm.

Police said 17 year old Nicholas Hickey was rushed to hospital in life threatening condition where he succumbed to his injuries.

Guillermo Escobedo-Hoyo, 37, was arrested and charged with second degree murder.

Investigators are asking for any witness to contact them at 613-236-1222, ext. 5493.

Ottawa’s first homicide victim of 2018 – Tarek Dakhil dies from gunshot wounds

Ottawa police responded to a report of gunshots in the 3300 area of Paul Anka Drive on January 9th at approximately 8:30 pm.

Police located Tarek Dakhil, 23, in medical distress. Dakhil was rushed to Ottawa Hospital by paramedics where he died of his injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Ottawa Police Major Crime Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5493

Ottawa homicide 14 – Keith Fitzsimmons dies of a gunshot wound

Ottawa police and paramedics responded to report of a man in cardiac arrest on Frechette Street at approximately 3:00am on December 23rd.

On arrival paramedics determined that the man had been shot, and rushed him to hospital where he died of his injuries. The victim has been identified as Keith Fitzsimmons, 50.

A youth who can not be named has been charged with first degree murder. Sébastien Lafleur, 21, was charged with forcible confinement, uttering threats and several firearms charges.

The 2017 Ottawa Homicide Victim List is available here.

Ottawa homicide #14 – Zakaria Iqbal stabbed to death

Ottawa police responded to a disturbance call in the 200 block of Montreal Road. on November 27, at approximately 9:30 pm.

Police were advised that an altercation had occurred and that people had been stabbed. Zakaria Iqbal, 18,  was found without vitals and was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Police said the investigation is ongoing.

The 2017 Ottawa Homicide Victim List is available here.

Ottawa Homicide 13 – Man dies after stabbing outside the Shepherds of Good Hope

Ottawa police were called to the Murray Street shelter on November 18th at approximately 5am on report of a stabbing. On arrival police and paramedics found the 45 year old victim,  suffering from a serious stab wound.

According to The Ottawa Citizen, the victim is Adrian Johnson. Johnson was rushed to hospital when he died of his injuries.

Adrian Johnson was known to police for drug related incidents.

Police have not arrested any suspects at this time. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Major Crime unit at 613-236-1222 x 5493.

The 2017 Ottawa Homicide Victim List is available here.