Murder charge laid in the fatal beating at the Ottawa-Carleton Regional Detention Centre.

Ottawa  Police have charged Kivi Bar Wari, 36, with Second-Degree Murder in the beating death of William Renwick, 49.

Both the victim and the accused were inmates of the Ottawa-Carleton Regional Detention Centre. According to Ottawa Police, the altercation occurred on October 17th, and Bar Wari was originally charged with Aggravated Assault.

Renwick died in hospital from his injuries on November 8th, and the charges have been upgraded to Second Degree Murder.

The 2020 Ottawa Homicide Victim List is available here.