September 9, 2019 9:51 am
Updated: September 9, 2019 1:06 pm

1 dead, 1 injured, 3 charged after stabbing in Overbrook: Ottawa police

Ottawa police have arrested three people in connected with the reported stabbing.

Beatrice Britneff / Global News

Ottawa police say one man has died and another was injured as a result of a stabbing in Vanier early Sunday morning.

According to police, the two men were discovered at around 2:40 a.m. on Sunday in the area of Whitton Crescent and Whitton Place.

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Police have identified Steven Butler, 47, as the deceased victim.

Police say three people are in custody as a result of the incident, and according to police, charges are set to be laid on Monday.

As a result of the investigation, Nick Vanasse, 19, of Ottawa has been charged with second degree murder and aggravated assault.

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Braelen Stevens, 19 and Shawn Leblanc, 19 have also been charged with aggravated assault in relation to the second victim.

The Ottawa police major crime unit continues to investigate.

Police did not say when the accused would appear in court.

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