Police investigate 'suspicious death' in New Edinburgh
Police have identified the man found dead in New Edinburgh Saturday as Ottawa man Simon Hubbard, 43.
Hubbard's body was found in a pool of blood in the 100 block of Stanley Avenue just before 2 p.m. Reports said he stumbled out of the side door of a basement apartment at 190 Stanley Ave. He was wounded, bleeding profusely, and left a trail of blood behind him.
Police initiated a ground search for evidence Sunday. No one has been arrested in connection with the death but police have labelled it "suspicious."
Two police officers were stationed at the front door of 191 Stanley Ave Saturday. Several other homes on Stanley Avenue were cordoned off as well as an alleyway behind the buildings.
The Major Crimes Unit of the Ottawa Police is heading up the investigation.
A post-mortem examination has been tentatively been scheduled for Monday.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Major Crime Unit at 613-236-1222 ext. 5493 or Crime Stoppers at 613-233-8477 (TIPS) or toll free at 1-800-222-8477.