On Sunday, a pickup truck with high arrows rolled onto the sidewalk on Hyde Park Road in London, Canada. The driver hit five people and four of them died.
A 74-year-old woman, a 46-year-old man, a 44-year-old woman, and a 15-year-old girl from the same family died. A nine-year-old receives care for life-threatening injuries in hospital.
We mourn the family, three generations are now dead, London Mayor Ed Holder says at a press conference According to Reuters.
Police suspect hate crimes
Because the family is Muslim, police suspect it was a hate crime.
– This was a mass murder of Muslims and London, and it is based on unspeakable hatred.
Nawaz Tahir, a lawyer and leader of the Muslim community in the city, said he was “stunned by the pain”.
– A Muslim family went out on this beautiful summer evening and was run over by someone motivated by hatred, he says world news.
Police identified the suspected driver as 20-year-old Nathaniel Feltman. Currently in custody, he is suspected of four murders and one attempted murder.