Accessory to murder charges laid after homicide of Jacob Thompson last weekend

Two people are accused of being accessories to murder after the fact following the homicide of Jacob Thompson last weekend.

Thompson, 40, was shot and killed Saturday on Elmira Drive

Jacob Thompson was shot and killed on Elmira Drive early Saturday morning. He was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead. (CBC)

Two people are accused of being accessories to murder after the fact following the homicide of Jacob Thompson last weekend.

Brianna Kennedy, 20, and Geneva Kennedy, 39, both of Ottawa, are facing the charge. Geneva Kennedy is also facing one count of obstructing police.

Thompson, 40, died in hospital after being shot at a rowhouse in the 2100 block of Elmira Drive on Saturday, Sept. 24.

Anyone with information in the case is asked to call the Ottawa police major crimes unit at 613-236-1222, ext.5493. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).