Suspect identified in arson investigation

Windsor Police Service News Update
September 21, 2023
Case #: 23-109957
Suspect identified in arson investigation

The Windsor Police Service has identified a suspect in connection to an arson at a house in southeast Windsor. 

On September 20, 2023, at approximately 4 p.m., officers were called to a residence in the 3100 block of Baseline Road for a report of an active fire.  Upon arrival officers discovered a home on fire and discovered an unconscious person in front of the residence. The individual was rescued by officers and transported to hospital with life-threatening injuries.    

The Arson Unit arrived on scene shortly after and through investigation, determined the fire was criminal in nature.

The suspect, who remains in hospital with injuries, is expected to be charged with arson. 

This remains an active investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the Windsor Police Arson Unit at 519-255-6700, ext. 4330. They can also contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at 519-258-8477 (TIPS) or online at ​

If you or someone you know is an affected person in need of support, please call Victim Services Windsor Essex County at 519-723-2711 or the Victim Assistance Unit at Windsor Police at 519-255-6700, ext. 4879.
For further information:
Contact the WPS Corporate Communication Unit's Public Information Officer at (519) 255-6700 ext. 4462.

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