Victim in Ottawa mass stabbing had children, wife in Sri Lanka

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A man who died alongside five members of a family in a mass killing in Ottawa’s Barrhaven neighbourhood on Wednesday is said to have been supporting his own family in Sri Lanka.

Gamini Amarakoon, an acquaintance of the Wickramasinghe family, was living with them when he, along with the mother of the family her four children, were killed. 

Their bodies were found by police inside a townhouse the family was renting on Berrigan Drive near Palmadeo Drive in the capital’s southern suburbs, after the police received 911 calls to the home late on Wednesday night. 

Dhanushka Wickramasinghe, the father of the family, was the sole

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