Queens District RCMP is investigating a fatal house fire that occurred on MacLennan Road in Alexandra.
At approximately 7:00 p.m. last night, Queens District RCMP and fire responded to a report of a house fire on MacLennan Road in Alexandra. Upon arrival, RCMP officers discovered that a home was fully engulfed in flames. Once the fire was extinguished by the fire department, human remains were discovered in the burnt structure.
The scene was held overnight by the RCMP and the investigation is ongoing. Investigators continue to gather information and evidence and, the fire is not believed to be suspicious at this time. As new information and evidence is gathered, the investigation will be continuously reassessed to determine next steps.
The investigation is being assisted by the Fire Marshal's Office, the Coroner's Office, RCMP Drone and RCMP Forensic Identification Services.
Our thoughts are with the victim's family at this difficult time.