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Her children have grown up with Sabourin, who she’s known for 26 years.
“My overwhelming feeling about this is I’m sad. Sad that it’s a waste of (his life), sad that somebody has died … just sad.”
Sabourin is not known to drive, Mullan said.
Police say they’ve received numerous, but disparate, reports regarding his possible whereabouts, including that he has headed to Carleton Place, Smiths Falls and Ottawa.
Sherry Main, who moved into the motel two months ago, said she spoke with the suspect shortly after 9 p.m. Tuesday.
She had been to a thrift shop next door and finished some gardening, and was returning to her room with a watering can when she saw him in a car outside the motel.