5th suspect arrested after naked, beaten man found in park
Canada-wide warrant issued Friday for 25-year-old man wanted for attempted murder charge
Ottawa police have arrested a 25-year-old man wanted on a Canada-wide warrant on charges of attempted murder and forcible confinement after a naked, severely beaten man was found in a park last weekend.
Fabrice Batubenga, who is known to police, turned himself in to police after he was wanted on those charges and charges of aggravated assault, pointing a firearm, being unlawfully in a dwelling and breach of recognizance
Batubenga will appear in court on Sunday.
Four other men face charges, as well, after a 21-year-old man was found naked and "severely beaten" in Andrew Haydon Park on the morning of Nov. 17.
Man found by passerby
A passerby found the unconscious man near a parking lot at the park and police said he was naked and suffering from serious injuries after being "severely beaten."
The four other men are each facing a charge of attempted murder and a charge of aggravated assault. One of the men was also charged with failing to comply, police said.
More charges could be laid as the investigation continues.
The names of the charged men are not being released due to a publication ban.