OPP responded to the report of an assault at a motel on Highway 7, just southwest of Ottawa on July 15th at approximately 4:00am.
The victim who has not been named was rushed to hospital with serious injures where he was later pronounced deceased.
Police located the suspect, Shane Sabourin, 30, in a home in Carleton Place. Sabourin was arrested and remains in custody. Police spokesperson Bill Dickson said it’s possible the victim and the suspect knew each other.