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

Update January 14th 2021
The Ottawa Police Service is offering a reward of up to $75,000 for tips leading to an arrest in the homicide of Egal Daud.

Sgt Chris O’Brien of the Homicide Unit said in a January 14th, 2021 press release “Today, we are asking those who have information and have not yet spoken to police to help us identify Egal’s killer. His family needs to know.”

The Daud family provided this statement: “Egal was a gentle soul and kind heart. The loss of our brother and son has left our family in unimaginable pain. Pain that has been exacerbated by the fact that the person who did this has not been found and held accountable for this heinous crime. We appeal to anyone and everyone who has any information be it minor or major to please come forward and help us bring those responsible to justice.”

Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477.

The 2018 Ottawa Homicide Victim List is available here.