Saturday, July 11, 2020

Update: Fatal fire not considered suspicious

The Chatham-Kent Police Service have issued an update on the fatal blaze that occurred in Erieau earlier this week.

Police officials allege around 2 a.m. on Tuesday morning, emergency crews responded to a home fully engulfed by fire on Kerr Avenue.

A 73-year-old woman was found deceased in the residence.

A post-mortem was conducted yesterday in London.

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

“At this time, neither the fire or woman’s death are considered suspicious,” police officials said in a press release.

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