OTTAWA -- A second man is facing charges in connection to a homicide in Nepean last month.

Christopher Avery Houghton, 25, of Ottawa died after being stabbed at a home on Sherry Lane on July 22. Police were called to the home for an incident at 1:30 a.m.

On Friday, Ottawa police said Erick Silva-Stone, 19, of Ottawa is facing a charge of second-degree murder.

Last week, Nicholas Cox, 20, of Ottawa was charged with second-degree murder.

Both suspects remain in custody.

The investigation continues and anyone with information is asked to contact the Ottawa Police Service Homicide Unit at 613-236-1222 ext. 5493.

Houghton was Ottawa's 11th homicide victim of 2021.