Ottawa police investigate the homicide of Leo Santostefano on a snowmobile trail near Richmond

The 2021 Ottawa Homicide Victim List is available here.

Ottawa police responded to the report of a passerby locating a deceased man in the the area of  Dobson Lane, near McBean Street on March 7th at approximately 9:00am.

The victim has been identified as 40-year-old  Leo Santostefano of Ottawa. Police Service Homicide Unit has not released the cause of death. Information will be added as it becomes available

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Homicide Unit at 612-236-1222, ext. 5493.