29-year-old man charged with second-degree murder in death of mother in Sandy Hill

Ottawa Police have identified the victim of Friday morning's homicide as Rachel Mair.

Officers responded to a disturbance call on Range Road after 5:00 a.m. Friday.

Mair's body was found in an apartment.

Neighbours describe hearing shouting.

Ottawa Paramedics tweeted the elderly woman died from "traumatic injuries."

A man was arrested at the scene.

Mair's son, 29-year-old Steven Mair, appeared in court Friday afternoon. He is charged with second-degree murder.