Second man charged in Sherry Lane Homicide

Posted On Friday August 06, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Friday, August 6, 2021            8:40am

(Ottawa) – The Homicide Unit has arrested a second man in relation to the stabbing death of Christopher Avery Houghton that occurred July 22nd on Sherry Lane. 

Erick SILVA-STONE, 19 years old, of Ottawa has been charged with Second degree murder. 

He appeared in court yesterday afternoon and was remanded into custody. 

The investigation continues and anyone with information is asked to contact the Ottawa Police Service Homicide Unit at 613-236-1222 ext. 5493.

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

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, July 28, 2021      11:57am

Arrest and charge in Sherry Lane Homicide

(Ottawa) – The Ottawa Police Service Homicide Unit has arrested a 20 year old man in relation to the stabbing death of Christopher Avery Houghton that occurred on July 22nd on Sherry Lane.

Nicholas COX, 20 years old, of Ottawa, has been charged with Second degree murder.

He appeared in court this morning and was remanded into custody.

The investigation continues and anyone with information is asked to contact the Ottawa Police Service Homicide Unit at 613-236-1222 ext. 5493.

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

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CONTACT:

Media Relations Section                  

Tel: 613-236-1222, ext. 5366

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Thursday, July 22, 2021   1:45am 

Homicide investigation on Sherry Lane

(Ottawa) – The Ottawa Police Homicide Unit is investigating the death of a man that occurred in the 1-100 block of Sherry Lane in the West end of the city.

Police were called to a residential address for a stabbing incident around 1:30a.m. and located a deceased man. The victim has been identified 25-year-old Christopher Avery Houghton and the notification of next of kin is completed.

The investigation continues and anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Ottawa Police Service Homicide Unit at 613-236-1222 ext. 5493.

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

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CONTACT:

Media Relations Section                  

Tel: 613-236-1222, ext. 5366