Police identify homicide victim found on snowmobile trail near Richmond
The Ottawa Police Homicide Unit is investigating after a body was discovered on a trail near Dobson Lane in south Ottawa. March 7, 2021. (Mike Mersereau / CTV News Ottawa)
OTTAWA -- Ottawa Police say the death of a man on a snowmobile trail near Richmond is being treated as a homicide.
A passerby found the man's body on a trail off of Dobson Lane, near McBean Street, just before 9 a.m. Sunday.
The victim has been identified as Leo Santostefano, 40, of Ottawa.
The Ottawa Police Service Homicide Unit has not released the cause of death.
Investigators want to speak with anyone who was in the area of McBean Street between 9 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. Sunday and noticed anything suspicious. You can contact the Homicide Unit at 612-236-1222, ext. 5493.
This is the second homicide in Ottawa in 2021.
This is a developing story. CTV News Ottawa will have the latest as it becomes available.