Ottawa police charge Curtis Kanayok with second degree murder after Silasie Pillaktuaq found dead in an apartment

Ottawa police were caleed to the 2000 block of Russell Road on January 3rd at approximately 1:15am where they located Silasie Pillaktuaq, 34, deceased. Police have not released the cause of death at this time.

Police announced at 11:05 am that Curtis Kanayok, 31, of Ottawa has been charged with Second degree murder. 

According to Global news, Kanayok allegedly told them he had stabbed his neighbour, according to police sources.

No other information is available at this time.

The 2022 Ottawa Homicide Victim List is availble here