4:30 p.m., May 16)
Suspect charged in connection with Queenswood Heights
By Fred Sherwin
20-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder in
connection with a stabbing incident that took place on a
quiet crescent in Queeswood Heights on Wednesday.
Wassill is expected to survive having his
throat slashed after undergoing emergency
surgery Wednesday night. Wassill was attacked
in his Queenswood Heights home while trying
to protect a friend from her abusive boyfriend.
to an Ottawa Citizen report, Michael Wassill, 20, was
sheltering a female friend from her ex-boyfriend when
the suspect indenified as 20-year-old Carson Morin, forced
his way into Wassill's family home on Fernleaf Crescent.
An altercation ensued during which Wassill's throat was
paramedics arrived at the address, Wassill exhibited no
vital signs. He was rushed to the Montfort Hospital where
he was revived before being transported to the Ottawa
Hospital Civic Campus for emergency surgery where he is
currently listed in critical but stable condition.
suspect fled the scene but was apprehended by police a
little over two hours later.
to Wassill's uncle, Paul Champ, the 20-year-old grew up
on Fernleaf with his father and two older sisters.
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