Second suspect sought in suspicious King St. fire

Ashley Lise Lynda Hodder. Photo courtesy of London police.

A day after arson charges were laid against a man in relation to a suspicious blaze at a vacant King Street building, London police have identified a second suspect.

Police issued an arrest warrant for Ashley Lise Lynda Hodder, 30, of London on Thursday. She is charged with arson causing property damage and break and enter to commit arson.

The charges stem from a fire Tuesday afternoon at a vacant building on King Street near Lyle Street. Firefighters were able to contain the blaze to a small area in the building and no injuries were reported.

The fire was quickly deemed suspicious and one suspect was arrested nearby.

A 28-year-old man is also charged with arson causing property damage and break and enter to commit arson.

Police continue to search for Hodder.

Anyone who knows of her whereabouts or has information about the fire is asked to call police at 519-661-5670 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).