Police investigate a suspicious death on Stanley Street in the New
Edinburgh neighbourhood of Ottawa on Saturday night. (Chad Pawson/CBC)
Ottawa police are investigating a suspicious death on Stanley Avenue in
The body of a man was discovered on the sidewalk just
after 2 p.m. Saturday. His name has not been released.
Police believe the victim lived on the street and came out of a
basement apartment at 190 Stanley Ave., bleeding and looking for help.
He died on the sidewalk and was discovered a short time later by a
"It remains still at the preliminary stages," Sgt. Mike Maloney said
of the police investigation. "The coroner has determined that there will
be a post mortem done, and so the investigation will continue along
Police said they have not determined whether the death will be
considered the city's first homicide of 2011.