Ottawa police communications marred by confusion, errors after family's killing

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Ottawa police admit they made mistakes last week when communicating key information about the city’s worst mass killing in recent history. 

Six people, including a mother, her four young children and a family acquaintance, were found dead inside a townhouse in the south Ottawa suburb of Barrhaven on March 6. The woman’s husband and father of the children remains in hospital.

A 19-year-old man who was living with the family is in custody facing six counts of first-degree murder and one count of attempted murder.

According to police, they began receiving calls at 10:52 p.m. Wednesday and responded minutes later. In court, prosecutors said the accused was

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