Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Investigation continues after fatal Erieau blaze

The investigation is ongoing after a fatal fire in Erieau early yesterday morning.

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege around 2 a.m. Tuesday morning, May 26, emergency crews responded to a home fully engulfed by fire on Kerr Avenue.

“A 73-year-old woman was found deceased in the residence,” police officials said in a media release.

“A post-mortem will be conducted today in London.”

The Ontario Fire Marshall’s Office attended the scene yesterday to assist with determining the origin and cause of the fire, police say.

More information will be released as it becomes available.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Rob Bowles at robbo@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6655.

Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.

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