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Man arrested in death of Elisabeth Salm


Salm was attacked inside Laurier Avenue room on Thursday and died the next day.

Ottawa police say they’ve arrested a man in connection with the killing of a 59-year-old woman last week at the Christian Science Reading Room.

Elisabeth Salm was the victim of a vicious Thursday afternoon assault inside the Laurier Avenue reading room, where she worked most days.

She died in hospital Friday.

Police said Sunday afternoon they had taken a man in custody and that he was expected to appear in court on Monday morning.

His name has not been released.

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