Many wit­nesses left to ques­tion af­ter fa­tal fire

The Hamilton Spectator - - CANADA & WORLD -

Que­bec po­lice say they have many more wit­nesses to ques­tion dur­ing their in­ves­ti­ga­tion into a sus­pi­cious fire over the week­end at a se­niors’ res­i­dence that left one dead. Pro­vin­cial po­lice Sgt. Marc Tessier says in­ves­ti­ga­tors ar­rested a 44-year-old man Sun­day, but re­leased him af­ter ques­tion­ing. A 94-year-old woman died af­ter the fire broke out around 1:30 a.m. Sun­day at the Oa­sis se­niors’ res­i­dence in Ter­re­bonne, just north of Mon­treal. Twelve peo­ple were hos­pi­tal­ized for smoke in­hala­tion.

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