The Canadian Press | May 3, 2016
WINNIPEG – A man has admitted to killing three men in a case that sent chills through Winnipeg’s homeless community.
John Ostamas pleaded guilty Tuesday to second-degree murder for the deaths in April 2015.
The 40-year-old faces an automatic life sentence. A judge is to decide his parole eligibility on June 27.
Court heard Ostamas attacked Myles Monias, 37, in a downtown bus shelter and left him for dead.
Two weeks later, Donald Collins, 65, was killed in a back alley. Within a few hours, 48-year-old Stony Bushie was killed in a parkade.
Police at the time warned people living on the streets to be careful.
Ostamas, originally from Thunder Bay, Ont., had also been staying at a Winnipeg homeless shelter, investigators revealed after…
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