Ilyas Ibrahim dies in hospital after stabbing assault

Ottawa police responded to a call of a stabbing on Murray Street on February 8th. Police located a male victim in his 40s suffering from a stabbing on the 300 block of Murray Street.

The victim Ilyas Ibrahim, 43, was transported by Paramedics to a hospital with serious and life-threatening injuries. Ibrahim died of his injuries in hospital, his death is now being investigated as a homicide.

A 35-year-old man who had charged with aggravated assault, assault with a weapon and possession of a dangerous weapon, is now facing a murder charge. Both the victim and suspect are known to each other.

The 2019 Ottawa Homicide Victim list is available here.