East end murder suspect turns himself in

A 23-year-old man wanted in connection with the stabbing death of Brian Boucher is now in custody.

Ottawa Police say Awale Hussein (pictured) turned himself in to face a second degree murder charge this morning.

A Canada-wide warrant was issued for Hussein following the death of 24-year-old Boucher on Groundhog Day.

The victim was found with stab wounds on Joseph Cyr Street near St. Laurent.

He died in hospital.