A 45-year-old man was murdered, and a woman was hospitalized after being stabbed overnight in her South End apartment, police said.
Ottawa police said they were called to the Saratoga Place building around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday and found a man and a woman injured.
The man was injured and pronounced dead at a hospital, police said.
Police later identified the man as 45-year-old James Samson. A 50-year-old woman was injured and is in stable condition at the hospital.
Police said no suspects have been arrested and are asking anyone with information to contact the Homicide Division or CrimeStoppers.
This 10 story apartment is located 2700 blocks in Saratoga Place, just south of Hunt Club Road and west of Bank Street.
The death is the city’s first reported murder in 2023.