RCMP provides update on home invasion, vehicle crash, arson and sudden death in Campbellton

January 13, 2023
Lewisporte, Newfoundland and Labrador

News release

The RCMP Major Crime Unit West is providing an update to its investigation into a home invasion, vehicle crash, arson and a sudden death which took place in Campbellton on January 7, 2023.

In consultation with the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner and as a result of other investigative findings, the 40-year-old deceased man, who was located in the residence and died as a result of the fire, was found to have been the only person responsible for these crimes, including the preceding motor vehicle crash, the home invasion and the arson to both the home and a vehicle that was parked in the driveway.

There is no current risk to public safety.

Background: https://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/en/news/2023/rcmp-investigates-vehicle-crash-home-invasion-arson-and-sudden-death-campbellton


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