Suspect in Carleton Place homicide arrested

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.

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