GATINEAU, QC —
Gatineau police say a second man has been arrested in connection with a homicide in the city.
In a press release Tuesday morning, police said Nicholas Brazeau-D’Avignon, 31, was arrested Monday evening after being the subject of an arrest warrant.
He was wanted in connection with the stabbing death of a 35-year-old Peterborough man. Brazeau-D’Avignon was arrested without incident, police said, and will face a charge of second-degree murder.
Matthew Francis O’Heron was found outside the Ultramar gas station on boulevard La Verendrye Ouest at around 6:35 a.m. Nov. 14. He died in hospital that night.
One suspect, Danny Hamel-Racine, was arrested Nov. 17 and is also facing a charge of second-degree murder.
Gatineau police said the investigation is ongoing and that further arrests may occur.
There have been three homicides in Gatineau so far this year.