Accused pleads guilty to manslaughter in teen's stabbing death


The young man charged in the 2015 stabbing death of 18-year-old Connor Stevenson has pleaded guilty to manslaughter.

David Dubois entered his plea at the Ottawa courthouse on Wednesday.

David Dubois, charged in Connor Stevenson's death

David Dubois was originally charged with second-degree murder in relation to Stevenson’s death. (Sketch by Laurie Foster-MacLeod)

Dubois was charged in 2015 with second-degree murder after a police investigation into the April 14, 2015 death of Stevenson.

Stevenson, a former Gloucester High School student, died after he was stabbed in the stairwell of an apartment building on Jasmine Crescent.

Dubois, who had no previous criminal record, was 19 years old at the time of his arrest.

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