Police said Susan Kublu-Iqqittuq, 37, was last seen in the area of Elgin Street and Laurier Avenue on January 10th at 10:45am.
On January 25th police stated in a press release the Ottawa Police Major Crime Unit is now investigating the missing person file of Susan Kuplu as a homicide.
One person who has not been identified has been placed in police custody and will be appearing in court January 26th .
More information will be added as it becomes available.
Update January 29th
Lennese Kuplu, 18, of Ottawa, with second-degree murder and indignity to a human body in relation to the homicide of Susan Kuplu. Ottawa police arrested Dwight Brown, 28, on January 27th. Brown has been charged with second-degree murder and indignity to a body in relation to the Susan Kuplu homicide.