2018-01-31

Queens County blaze resulting in fatality deemed suspicious



Queens District RCMP are investigating a house fire in Mill Village that they're calling "suspicious" and which resulted in a death.

At approximately 11:50 on January 26, Queens District RCMP responded to a suspicious house fire at the request of the local fire department, according to a RCMP news release.

The fire department advised the house was fully engulfed upon their arrival. As a result of the investigation, human remains were located.

Queens District RCMP will remain on scene with the Fire Marshall's Office while the investigation continues.

Anyone with information about this incident can contact Queens District RCMP at 902-354-5721. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you can also contact Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or text TIP202 + your message to 'CRIMES' (274637) or submit tips by Secure Web Tips at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca.

Calls to Crime Stoppers are not taped or traced and if police make an arrest and lay charges based on a tip, callers qualify for a cash award.

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