Police investigating after body found at scene of house fire

Windsor Police Service News Update
April 8, 2024
Case #: 24-38652
Police investigating after body found at scene of house fire

The Windsor Police Service Arson and Major Crimes Units are investigating after a body was found at the scene of a house fire.

This morning just before 4:30 a.m., officers responded to reports of a working fire in the 1900 block of Bernard Rd. After Windsor Fire and Rescue Services extinguished the blaze, a body was discovered inside the residence.
The Arson and Major Crimes Units have taken over the investigation and are working to determine the cause of the fire and the circumstances surrounding the discovery of the body. 

The investigation is ongoing, and it is too early to provide further details.

Investigators are seeking witnesses as well as video surveillance or dashcam footage taken in the area around the time of the incident. 

Anyone with information is asked to call the Major Crimes Unit at 519-255-6700, ext. 4830, or the Arson Unit at ext. 4330. They can also contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at 519-258-8477 (TIPS) or online at www.catchcrooks.com
For further information:
Contact the WPS Corporate Communication Unit's Public Information Officer at (519) 255-6700 ext. 4441.

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