29 December 2009

A jagged tear in the thin Blue Line

-- OTTAWA -- An Ottawa police officer has been stabbed to death in an early-morning incident at the Civic Campus of the Ottawa Hospital.

The incident occurred outside the main emergency room entrance of the Carling Ave. hospital inside the covered ambulance bay.

Police have not released the identity of the slain officer pending notification of next of kin. A further update will be provided by police around 11 a.m.

UPDATE: Killer was a cop?
-- OTTAWA -- A former RCMP officer is in custody in connection to the stabbing death of an Ottawa police officer this morning outside the Civic Campus of the Ottawa Hospital, the Sun has learned.

Multiple sources have confirmed to the Sun that Kevin Gregson, 43, will appear at the Elgin Street courthouse this morning to face charges in the slaying.