49-year-old man ID’d as victim in south Ottawa homicide

Police are investigating a homicide after a man was found dead in the south end of the city. (Radio-Canada)

Ottawa police are investigating the city’s 12th homicide of the year after a man was found dead Saturday morning in the city’s south end.

Police said a man’s body was discovered at around 3:40 a.m. near Russell Road and Southvale Crescent.

He was identified Sunday as 49-year-old Opiny P’Ochieng of Ottawa.

Russell Road between Southvale Crescent and Tupper Avenue was closed while police investigated.

Anyone with information is asked to call Ottawa police at 613-236-1222, extension 5493, or contact Crime Stoppers anonymously.

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