Six people, including four children, were stabbed to death in Ottawa; The deceased were Sri Lankan nationals; The 19-year-old accused was arrested

By: 600011 On: Mar 8, 2024, 2:30 PM


A family of six was stabbed to death in Ottawa, shaking Canada. The massacre took place at a home on Berrigan Drive in the Ottawa suburb of Barawan. Six people were killed as natives of Sri Lanka. Four of them are children and their mother. The children's father, who was fatally burned, has been admitted to the hospital. According to the police, 19-year-old Fabrio D-Zoyza, a native of Sri Lanka, has been arrested in connection with the incident.

The murder took place on Wednesday night. Police rushed to the scene after the 911 call, but were unable to save the lives of all but one. According to the police, the accused D'Zoisa lived with the murdered woman and her family. The family recently arrived in Canada. A 35-year-old woman and her children aged seven, four, two and two months and a 40-year-old relative were killed. Ottawa Police Chief Eric Stubbs announced at a press conference that the motive for the massacre is unclear and a detailed investigation is underway. The police said that a blunt weapon similar to a knife was used in the murder. The suspect is believed to be a student in Canada. He is charged with six counts of first-degree murder and one count of attempted murder.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau responded by calling it a terrible tragedy. He said that he was shocked by the incident.