Ottawa woman murdered by her son

Ottawa police were called to 85 Range Rd on Friday August 18th at 5:30 am on report of a disturbance.

Police arrived at the building to find Steven Mair 29, distressed in the hallway. Mair lead police to a room where an elderly woman was found dead in the Sandy Hill apartment.

Steven Mair, the deceased son has been arrested. The victim has been identified as Rachelle Mair.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call the Major Crime Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5493

The 2017 Ottawa Homicide Victim List is available here.