Murray Street Homicide: Wanted man turns himself in

Posted On Tuesday November 12, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Tuesday, November 12, 2019    4:25pm 

(Ottawa)— The Major Crime Unit would like to advise the public that Brandon LONGO turned himself in today. LONGO is charged with Manslaughter. 

He is scheduled to appear in court tomorrow. 

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, November 8, 2019   1:44pm  

Canada wide Arrest Warrant issued in Murray Street Homicide investigation

(Ottawa) – The Major Crime Unit has issued a Canada wide Warrant for the arrest of Brandon LONGO, 24 years old of Ottawa. LONGO is charged with Manslaughter in the October 31st murder of Austin Simon on Murray Street.

The Second degree murder charge against Ignace KAYIRANGA, 33 years old of Ottawa, has been upgraded to First Degree murder.  KAYIRANGA remains in custody.

The investigation continues and there is no further information available at this time.

Anyone with information regarding the current whereabouts of LONGO is asked to call the Ottawa Police Major Crime Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5493.

Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or crimestoppers.ca. 

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sunday, November 3, 2019   11:48 am 

Homicide investigation: Ottawa man charged with Second degree murder

(Ottawa) – The Major Crime Unit has charged Ignace KAYIRANGA, 33 years old of Ottawa, with Second degree murder in the stabbing death of Austin Simon.   

KAYIRANGA attended court this morning and was held in custody.

The investigation continues, and there is no further information available at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call the Ottawa Police Major Crime Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5493. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or by downloading the Ottawa Police app.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, November 1st 2019   5:28pm 

Homicide on Murray Street, victim identified

(Ottawa)-- The Major Crime Unit has confirmed the identity of the deceased male as Austin Simon, 39 years old, of Ottawa.

The investigation is ongoing.

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

Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or crimestoppers.ca.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, November 1, 2019            11:05am  

Homicide on Murray Street

(Ottawa)–Frontline officers attended the 200 block of Murray Street on Thursday, October 31, 2019 at approximately 10:25pm in regards to a stabbing. 

Officers located a man with serious injuries related to a stabbing.   The man was transported to hospital by Ottawa Paramedics with life threatening injuries.   The man succumbed to his injuries at hospital.   

Major Crime Unit continue to investigate.   There is no suspect arrested at this time. 

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

Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or crimestoppers.ca. 

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