Man arrested after woman found dead in fire
HAMILTON — 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.
By The Canadian Press