Police have issued a Canada-wide warrant for 18-year-old Devontay Hackett wanted in connection to the murder of an Ottawa teen over the weekend.

Brandon Volpi died after being stabbed in the chest and neck following prom-night celebrations on June 7, 2014.

Police say Volpi was attacked outside of the Les Suites hotel on Besserer Street. Tuesday is the first time police have made mention of suspects.

Hackett is described as a light-brown skinned man, about 6’ tall, and 135 pounds. He is wanted for one count of second-degree murder.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Ottawa Police Service Major Crime Section at 613-236-1222 ext. 5493, or Crime Stoppers 613-233-8477 or toll-free 1-800-8477.