Ottawa Homicide #3 – Murray Street stabbing being investigated as a homicide

Ottawa police were called to the 200 block of Murray Street on the report of a stabbing at approximately 2:10 pm on March 19th.

Police arrived to find a 58-year-old man suffering from serious injuries. The victim was rushed to hospital where he died the morning of March 21st.

Police said they have taken two men into custody and the investigation is ongoing.

Update March 24th
Tyler Richard, 23 years of Ottawa has been charged with Second-degree murder in the death of 58-year-old Gholam Alisalehie. The second man has been released from police custody without any charges.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Ottawa Police Service Central Criminal Investigations at 613-236-1222, ext. 5166.

The 2020 Ottawa Homicide Victim List is available here.