Six dead bodies found in suburban house

OTTAWA, CANADA – In a middle-class Ottawa neighborhood, six individuals, including four children, were found dead under suspicious circumstances. Consequently, police are probing the situation, and a seventh individual is in the hospital due to serious injuries.

The police were alerted to the situation around 11 p.m. on Wednesday in the Barrhaven area, resulting in an immediate arrest. This quick action assured the local populous that there was no continued danger to their safety. The cause of death for the victims was not immediately released.

Despite the grim circumstances, Ottawa Police Chief Eric Stubbs made it clear that the incident was unlikely to be a consequence of relationship-focused violence. Family ties between the suspect and victims aren’t clear yet, making it challenging to ascertain the motive behind the act.

Officials have yet to confirm the identities of the deceased or the identification and age of the hospitalized individual who managed to survive this harrowing event.

The incident occurred in a row of brick townhouses in an area where children routinely commute to the nearby elementary school. The scene during daylight hours contrasted sharply with the horror that took place the night before.

Local resident Ahmed Saed, who lives close by and often walked his son past the scene of the crime, expressed shock. The event shattered the calm of the otherwise safe neighborhood, leaving residents and the city’s Mayor, Mark Sutcliffe, distressed.

The police have planned to provide further updates to the media later in the day.