On Wednesday November 7, 2018 at approximately 10:46 a.m. members of the Killaloe Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a garage fire which spread to a residence on Mask Road, in the Township of Killaloe, Hagarty and Richards.
Police have located the remains of a body at the scene which have yet to be identified. The Ontario Fire Marshall’s Office, the Office of the Coroner, the OPP Forensic Identification Services Unit and the Renfrew County Crime Unit are continuing the investigation.
A portion of Mask Road, from Highway 60, to Round Lake Road remains closed pending the investigation. Further information to be released as the investigation continues.
Anyone with information surrounding this fire is asked to contact the Killaloe OPP or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
In the event you are reporting an occurrence that does not require immediate police assistance please call 1-888-310-1122.
Should you wish to speak to someone at the Killaloe Detachment contact 613-757-2600.
Yarmel, C. OPP Killaloe Detachment (2018, Nov.7) OPP investigate fatal fire [Press release]