A body found in a home after a fire to start

News 22 August, 2017
  • QMI agency

    Monday, 21 August 2017 23:04

    Monday, 21 August 2017 23:04

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    The body of a man of 69 years old was found in an apartment after a fire, Monday night, in the borough of Lachine, in Montreal.

    According to the Service de police de la Ville de Montréal (SPVM), the fire brigade were called at 21: 15 p.m. for a fire to start, which was quickly mastered. However, upon entering the dwelling, firefighters have found the body of the victim.

    The SPVM was not able to indicate, at the end of the evening, the cause of death of the man, one of The assumptions, which remains to be confirmed, is that he could have died after having inhaled the smoke.

    An autopsy will be performed on the body to determine the exact cause of death, said Jean-Pierre Brabant, spokesperson for the SPVM.

    The cause of the fire was also under investigation. According to initial findings, the fire is accidental and not criminal.