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The Father of the slain family of Ottawa is from Gampola of Sri Lanka!

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Sri Lankan sources say that the father of the tragic family of Ottawa, Canada migrated from the Gampola, Central hills of Sri Lanka. Dhanushaka Wickramasinghe graduate of Sri Jayawardenapura University has begun his career as a marketing professional and has finally moved to Canada with his family to find a better future for their four children.
Dhanushka Ekanayake has studied at Kingswood College Kandy and has earned an opportunity to do his higher studies at Jayawardenaoura University one of his friends said.
Following the shocking incident he is being treated in an Ottawa hospital while his closest partners in life, Wife Dilanthi, and four kids including a two-month-old infant slain brutally.
A mother, her four children, and a family acquaintance have been killed in a “mass killing” at a home in the Ottawa suburb of Barrhaven, Ottawa police say.
After settling down in Ottawa Dhanushka started a cleaning business Ottogeek which provides comprehensive cleaning solutions for homes, and vehicles to large-scale commercial entities, its website

Six people, Dhanushka’s wife four kids, and another 40-year-old man who was residing with the family were killed by a 19-year-old youth. Police said that he too was living with the victim’s family.
They were found dead inside a two-story house on Berrigan Drive late Wednesday night. The suspect was arrested inside the house without incident.


According to Ottawa Police Chief Eric Stubbs, Police received two 911 calls at around 10:50 PM on Wednesday, yelling a male was yelling and asking people to call 911.

Police officers who entered the home discovered the six victims.

The victims have been identified as 35-year-old Darshani Dilanthika Ekanyake and her four children: 7-year-old Inuka Wickramasinghe, 4-year-old Ashwini Wickramasinghe, 3-year-old Ranyana Wickramasinghe and two-month-old Kelly Wickramasinghe. 40-year-old Gamini Amarakoon Amarakoon Mudiyanselage was also found deceased at the home.

According to the Ottawa Police Service Homicide Unit,  it has charged Febrio De Zoysa 19 year 19-year-old Sri Lankan student about the incident. Initial investigations have revealed that the boy was living with the  family

He has been charged with six counts of first-degree murder and one count of attempted murder.

Investigators initially suggested that an edged weapon was used to cause the deaths and injuries and
it is clear that this was a mass killing, not a mass shooting.”


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