Ottawa police charge Saeed Mohamed in connection to the death of 3-year-old Karima Moustapha

The Ottawa Homicide Victim List is available here

Ottawa Police Service, and Ottawa Fire Services and Ottawa Paramedics responded to a residential fire in the 1200 block of Donald Street at approximately 6:25am on Thursday, May 2nd.

Police said three people were left in critical condition. at the time Saeed MOHAMED, 42-years-old, of Ottawa, has been identified and charged with:

  • Arson disregard for human life
  • Attempted murder x3
  • Arson causing bodily harm x3
  • Possession of incendiary material
  • Arson causing property damage

Investigators said Karima Moustapha, 3 years old, died of her injuries and Mohamed’s charges were upgraded to:

  • First Degree Murder
  • Arson, disregard for human life
  • Arson causing bodily harm x 2
  • Arson causing property damage