UPDATE: Police investigate fatal fire in Chatham
Chatham-Kent police have taken over an investigation following a fatal apartment fire in Chatham.
Around 4 p.m. Saturday, emergency crews responded to a fire at an apartment building on 50 Merritt Ave. where the body of a deceased person was found.
Chatham-Kent police are continuing to work with the Ontario Fire Marshal’s Office and coroner’s office to determine the identity of the deceased as well as what caused the fire.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Cole Abbott at email@example.com or 519-436- 6600 extension 262.
Crews from Station #1 & #2 – Chatham responded to 50 Merritt Ave for an apartment fire just before 4pm this afternoon. The fire is currently under investigation by @CKPSMedia and the OFMEM.
— Chatham-Kent Fire (@ckfiredept) October 24, 2020