Former Carleton Raven charged with sex assault

OTTAWA – The Ottawa Police Service Sexual Assault Unit has charged a former Carleton Ravens Basketball player with several offences in relation to a sexual assault investigation.

“The charges come after police received a complaint from a woman regarding an incident in the Market-area and the west end of Ottawa on April 7,” the OPS released in a statement today (Aug. 16). “A male suspect met a 23-year-old female victim at a downtown bar where he plied her with alcohol and drugs. He then took her to a west end address where he sexually assaulted her. Throughout the incident, the female was in and out of consciousness. Following the sex assault, the victim was put in a taxi cab which drove her home.”

Edward Ekiyor, 22-years-old of Ottawa, is charged with sexual assault, kidnapping and overcoming resistance to commit an offence. The Ottawa Police Service believes there could be additional victims.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call the Sexual Assault & Child Abuse Unit at 613-236-1222, ext.5760. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or