UPDATE: Sudden death and fire investigation ongoing

Monday, October 4, 2021 - 14:30
Incident Number
Thunder Bay
Date Published: 2021-10-04

The Thunder Bay Police service continues to investigate the circumstances surrounding a sudden death and fire that took place at a Westfort home Sunday evening.

Thunder Bay Police Service officers with the Uniform Patrol Branch were dispatched to a residential address in the 100 block of Frederica Street East following reports of a structural fire. Thunder Bay Fire Rescue firefighters were dispatched to extinguish the blaze.

A deceased individual was located inside the home. As a result, members of the Major Crimes Unit are now involved in the investigation of the sudden death and fire.

Members of the Office of the Fire Marshall of Ontario are also involved in the investigation of the fire.

Police continue to maintain a scene and presence in the area.

If you have any information that could assist investigators please call police at 684-1200 or submit tips through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, online at www.p3tips.com


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