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10 more charges laid against Ottawa man in child pornography, sex assault investigation

Police are worried there could be other victims that haven't come forward.
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Ottawa Police Service headquarters on Elgin Street. Mike Vlasveld/ OttawaMatters

An Ottawa man, who was already facing 44 charges for sex crimes against minors, is now facing more charges.    

The Ottawa Police Service (OPS), has laid 10 additional charges against Danyiel 'Dan' Walker, 43, of Ottawa, in addition to previous charges laid in 2019.  

According to the OPS, the new charges are in relation to a male victim who was under the age of 14 at the time of incidents, between 2012 and 2013.    

On Thursday, January 28, police charged Walker with the following offences:

  • Unlawful Possession of Child Pornography
  • Telecommunication with Person Under or Believed to Be Under 18 Years for Specific Criminal Offences. 
  • Three counts of Telecommunications with Person Under or Believed Under 16 Years for Specific Criminal Offences    
  • Making Sexually Explicit Material Available to a Child
  • Invitation to Sexual Touching Under 16 Years of Age
  • Harassment by Repeated Communication with Person 
  • Two counts of Harassment by Watching and Besetting

OPS investigators are concerned there could be more victims and are asking anyone with information to come forward.

If you have information, you can contact the Ottawa Police Sexual Assault and Child Abuse (SACA) Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5944. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 or at crimestoppers.ca. 

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