Donald Musselman charged in relation to the fatal beating of Zakaria Sheek-Hussein in the Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre

The 2021 Ottawa Homicide Victim List is available here.

Zakaria Sheek-Hussein was severely beaten at Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre on February 24th, 2021. The victim was taken to hospital where he died of his injuries in late July.

According to CBC the beating occurred inside the showers of the jail and Police do not believe any weapons were used in the attack. Donald Musselman was previously charged with aggravated assault. Musselman had been serving time for the Ottawa murder of Hip Hop artist Markland Campbell.

Ottawa police homicide unit has taken over the investigation. Musselman’s charges have yet to be upgraded.