Two charged with first degree murder in Rockland man’s death

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ROCKLAND — Two Ottawa men have been charged with first-degree murder in connection with the death of Clarence-Rockland resident David Tobin, 42, who was found dead inside a Rockland home.

According to Russell County OPP, Hassan Dahis, 20, and Mohammed Moussa, 19, are both charged with one count of First Degree Murder in the case. They each face a charge of Attempted Murder as well, in connection with a badly hurt 41-year-old man police discovered at the same address on Lemay Circle. Officers had responded to the scene shortly before midnight on July 23.

Police describe the second man as having sustained “life altering” injuries.

Dahis and Moussa were arrested Aug. 12, with assistance from Ottawa Police, after search warrants were executed Aug. 5 at four residences in the city. Police say their investigation remains ongoing.

Both accused have been remanded in custody. Their court appearances are scheduled by video today (Aug. 13) before the Ontario Court of Justice in L’Orignal.

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