One Y.O. arrested in relation to the homicide on MacLaren Street

Wanted Daniel JEAN CHARLES
Wanted Daniel JEAN CHARLES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, May 26, 2017   4:45pm 

(Ottawa)—This morning, the Ottawa Police Service Major Crime Unit arrested the 16 year old female wanted in connection to the homicide on MacLaren Street.  The Young Offender turned herself in to police.

She appeared in court this afternoon.

A 16 year old male is still wanted as well as 20 year old Daniel JEAN CHARLES.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call 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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Tel: 613-236-1222, ext. 5366

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, May 23, 2017   4:02pm 

Three persons still wanted in homicide investigation on MacLaren Street

(Ottawa)—The Ottawa Police Service Major Crime Unit is still seeking public tips on the whereabouts of three wanted suspects in relation to the homicide on MacLaren Street.

The authorization for Ottawa Police to publish the names & pictures of the two young persons is expiring today, per Section 110 (4) of the Youth Criminal Justice Act. As such, we are removing all identifying information for these young persons.

This is a reminder to media to kindly remove the young persons pictures and names from their publications by end of day May 23rd per Section 110 (4).

It should be noted that the two young persons are both still wanted, as is Daniel JEAN CHARLES.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call 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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CONTACT:

Media Relations Section

Tel: 613-236-1222, ext. 5366

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, May 19, 2017   2:05pm

Three persons wanted in homicide investigation on MacLaren Street

(Ottawa)—The Ottawa Police Service Major Crime Unit is continuing its investigation into the homicide on MacLaren Street.

Three other persons from Ottawa have now been charged with Manslaughter and Aggravated assault. All three are wanted on Canada Wide Warrants.

The three wanted persons are:

  • Daniel JEAN CHARLES, 20 years old male;
  • A 16 years old female (young person);
  • A 16 years old male (young person). 

It should be noted that the Ottawa Police Service has obtained authorization (Order to Publish) from the Court and is publishing the pictures and names of two wanted young persons for a period of 5 days, per Section 110 (4) of the Youth Criminal Justice Act.  After, that period, Ottawa Police will remove both the pictures and Y.O. information. 

Members of the media will also have to remove the pictures and names from their publications by end of day May 23rd per Section 110 (4).

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call 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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CONTACT:

Media Relations Section

Tel: 613-236-1222, ext. 5366

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday May 18, 2017     10:25 am         

Update:   Charges laid in homicide investigation on MacLaren Street

(Ottawa)--The Ottawa Police Service Major Crime Unit has charged an Ottawa man in connection to the homicide on MacLaren Street.

Liban GURE, 29 years old, has been charged with Manslaughter and aggravated assault.

He appeared in court today. 

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CONTACT:

Media Relations Section                    

Tel: 613-236-1222, ext. 5366

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, May 17, 2017       2:20pm

Homicide investigation on MacLaren Street

(Ottawa) –The Ottawa Police Service Major Crime Unit is investigating a homicide that occurred in the late evening of May 15, 2017 on MacLaren Street.

At approximately 10:50pm, patrol officers responded to a disturbance call in the 400 block of MacLaren Street.  At the same time, Ottawa Paramedic Services were responding to a medical call at that location.

At the scene, first responders located a male lying on the ground, who had possibly fallen from a high rise building. The male succumbed from his injuries at scene.

The death has been deemed suspicious and Major Crime is investigating the homicide.

The victim has been identified as Ahmad Afrah, 19 years old, of Ottawa.    

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call 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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CONTACT:

Media Relations Section                  

Tel: 613-236-1222, ext. 5366