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Richmond homicide investigation victim identified

Leo Santostefano. Facebook photo

The Ottawa Police Service Homicide Unit has identified the deceased male whose body was discovered in Richmond over the weekend as 40-year-old Leo Santostefano of Ottawa.

The body was found by passers by on the snowmobile trail off Dobson Lane near McBean Street at 9 a.m. Sunday, March 7.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Homicide Unit at 612-236-1222 ext. 5493. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 or at