The residence at the centre of the investigation is known to police, and officers have attended there on different occasions.
Early in the morning on June 5, the Fredericton Fire Department responded to the call of a structure fire. They quickly extinguished the blaze, and police were later called to investigate the discovery of the victim inside.
The man, Ricky Garcia, 57, said he didn’t remember anything else about the altercation that left Christopher Peckham, 49, dead at the men’s home at 583 Anderson Ave., police said. Garcia was arrested Monday on a charge of first-degree manslaughter and was in custody early Tuesday on $250,000 bail.
Montreal police are investigating a man’s death in the downtown borough of Ville-Marie Saturday evening.
A janitor called 911 after finding man who was “possibly dead” in a rooming house on Hôtel-de-Ville Avenue near René-Lévesque Boulevard.
The man, in his fifties, was pronounced dead on the scene at around 7:30 p.m. and it is considered a “suspicious death” because the body shows signs of violence, according to Montreal police spokesperson Const. Véronique Dubuc.
By early Sunday morning, forensic investigators were still on the scene, which had been cordoned off throughout the night as police work to determine the circumstances behind the man’s death.
BELLEVILLE, Ill. – One person is dead after a fire at a home in Belleville. It happened at a home on River Laurel Drive in the Reunion subdivision, not far from Highway 159. Thomas J. May, 36, has been identified as the victim. He lived at the home. Police are calling the incident a suspicious death.
The call came in for the fire about 1:45pm Thursday. Authorities say that as crews investigated the fire they discovered a man dead inside the home. Crews brought the man outside to try and help him but it was too late.
An autopsy was done Friday morning. A cause of death is still undetermined pending toxicology and an autopsy report
Nunaka Valley Elementary School, which is across the street from the home, didn’t see any disruptions to its school day because of the fire, Principal Timothy Blake said. The school did reroute its traffic pattern to accommodate police and fire vehicles, but it did not go into lockdown or change its schedule, he said.