A man has perished as the result of a garage fire on January 22.
At approximately 2:37 p.m on January 22, Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry Ontario Provincial Police officers responded to a report of a detached garage on fire on Lochiel Street East in North Glengarry Township. North Glengarry Fire Department members were on scene to extinguish the fire. It was reported that there was a person inside the structure. Further investigation led to the discovery of a deceased victim inside the garage.
An adult male was pronounced deceased at scene.
Investigators from the Ontario Fire Marshall (OFM) and the Coroner’s Office, assisted by SD&G OPP officers and SD&G OPP crime unit continue the investigation.
ANYONE HAVING INFORMATION ON THE ABOVE OR ANY CRIME IS ASKED TO CALL SD&G OPP AT 1-888-310-1122 OR CRIME STOPPERS AT 1-800-222-8477.