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Attempted murder charges after violent rampage

VANCOUVER (NEWS1130) The man picked up for yesterday’s violent rampage downtown has now been charged with attempted murder.

Nicholas Osuteye 35, of Alberta is charged with three counts of attempted murder, one for each woman, plus one count each of assault and mischief.

He will remain in custody until a trial date is set.

An elderly woman remains in hospital in grave condition after yesterday morning’s attack on the Downtown Eastside.

Another woman attacked shortly after near BC Place sustained life threatening injuries is also still in hospital.

Osuteye was picked up not far from the site of the third attack wearing only his underwear.