Man, 20, charged with 2nd-degree murder following Friday morning stabbings

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An ambulance is parked at a Petro-Canada gas station on Somerset Street W. in Ottawa on Friday, where one person was stabbed just before noon. Two hours earlier, 64-year-old Carl Reinboth was killed in another stabbing nearby. Ottawa police have charged an Ottawa man with second-degree murder, attempted murder and aggravated assault. (Jacques Corriveau/CBC - image credit)
An ambulance is parked at a Petro-Canada gas station on Somerset Street W. in Ottawa on Friday, where one person was stabbed just before noon. Two hours earlier, 64-year-old Carl Reinboth was killed in another stabbing nearby. Ottawa police have charged an Ottawa man with second-degree murder, attempted murder and aggravated assault. (Jacques Corriveau/CBC - image credit)

A 20-year-old Ottawa man will be charged with second-degree murder following Friday's stabbings on Somerset Street W. that left one dead and another with serious injuries.

Police have identified the deceased as 64-year-old Carl Reinboth, a beloved staff member with the Somerset West Community Health Centre.

Officers received the call about the first stabbing at 9:40 a.m. but said in a later update that a separate stabbing involving the same suspect happened at approximately 11:50 a.m. at a Petro-Canada gas station.

Police say the 20-year-old will also be charged with aggravated assault and attempted murder in connection to the second stabbing that left a 84-year-old man in hospital.

The 20-year-old remains in police custody and is scheduled to appear in court on Saturday.