Devontay Hackett Canada-wide warrant suspect Brandon Volpi homicide

Devontay Hackett, 18, is wanted by Ottawa police on a Canada-wide warrant for a single charge of second-degree murder. (Ottawa police)

​Devontay Hackett, an 18-year-old Ottawa man, is wanted by police in connection with the June 7 stabbing death of Brandon Volpi outside of a downtown Ottawa hotel.

Hackett is wanted on a Canada-wide warrant, and Ottawa police say he could still be in Ottawa.

He is facing a single charge of second-degree murder.

Hackett is described by police as a light brown-skinned man, standing six feet tall and weighing 135 pounds, with short brown hair and brown eyes.

Brandon Volpi, dead after prom night stabbing

Brandon Volpi, 18, died from his injuries after a stabbing outside a downtown Ottawa hotel early Saturday morning. (Photo courtesy of Brandon Volpi's family)

Anyone with information on Hackett's whereabouts or the Saturday incident is asked to call the major crimes unit at 613-236-1222, extension 5493, or Crime Stoppers 613-233-8477.

Volpi, also 18, was found stabbed outside of Les Suites Hotel on Besserer Street early Saturday morning. 

Students from three Catholic high schools in the city's south end — St. Joseph's, St. Pius X and St. Patrick's — were staying at the hotel that night, celebrating graduation.

Volpi was a student at St. Patrick’s High School, while Hackett attends St. Pius X.