Ottawa police investigate the stabbing death of Carl Reinboth in Chinatown

The 2021 Ottawa Homicide Victim List is available here.

On arrival police located Carl Reinboth, 64 years old of Ottawa, suffering from stabbing injuries. Reinboth was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries. according to reports Reinboth was a harm reduction worker at the nearby Somerset West Community Health Centre.

A few hours later police received another report of a stabbing nearby in the 600 block of Somerset Street West, by the same suspect. The second victim remains in hospital with serious injuries.

Police said a male suspect was arrested and remains in custody and charges are pending.

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