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Man charged with murder in fatal apartment fire

Aug. 2, 2016, Hamilton, Ont. - A Hamilton, Ont., man will be charged with first-degree murder after emergency crews found a woman dead at the scene of an apartment fire.

August 2, 2016 
By The Canadian Press

Hamilton police say firefighters were called to the blaze Sunday afternoon in an apartment building in downtown Hamilton.

They say a 65-year-old woman was found inside without vital signs.

Police say she was transported to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead.

That evening, Hamilton police say they arrested a 66-year-old man who lives in the same building.


Police haven’t released names of the deceased or the man in custody.

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