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Teen charged in July killing of Ottawa man; police searching for second suspect

OTTAWA — A teenage girl has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of a young Ottawa man, while investigators continue to search for another suspect.

Twenty-one-year-old Mohamed Hassan was killed on July 27 and his body was found along a walking path behind an east-end Ottawa high school. 

Ottawa police say the 17-year-old girl was arrested with assistance from police in North Bay, Ont., and she is set to appear in court Sunday.

Meanwhile, a Canada-wide arrest warrant has been issued for another suspect in the murder.

Investigators believe 21-year-old Jeffrey Dondji is in northern Ontario.

Dondji is described as a Black man, six-foot-two inches tall with a prominent scar above his left upper lip.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Sept. 12, 2020.

The Canadian Press

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