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Man charged with murder in fatal apartment fire

By The Canadian Press   

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Aug. 2, 2016, Hamilton, Ont. - A Hamilton, Ont., man will be charged with first-degree murder after emergency crews found a woman dead at the scene of an apartment fire.

Hamilton police say firefighters were called to the blaze Sunday afternoon in an apartment building in downtown Hamilton.

They say a 65-year-old woman was found inside without vital signs.

Police say she was transported to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead.

That evening, Hamilton police say they arrested a 66-year-old man who lives in the same building.


Police haven’t released names of the deceased or the man in custody.

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