Accused of charging at a Muslim family in London, Ontario, in June 2021, Nathaniel Veltman was found guilty of four counts of first-degree murder.
This is what the jury decided when it returned its verdict Wednesday afternoon at Windsor Courthouse, after two months of trial, reported the “London Free Press”.
The decision was made in a room full of family members and friends, according to the outlet.
Nathaniel Veltman is accused of intentionally crashing into the Afzaal family on June 6, 2021, killing Talat Azfall, 74; Salmon Afzaal, 46; Madiha Salman, 44 years old and Yumnah Afzaal, 15 years old.
The 22-year-old also faced one count of attempted murder of a nine-year-old child who survived the tragedy. Nathaniel Veltman had pleaded not guilty.