Windsor police treat body found in house fire as homicide
Police were called to the area of Dunview Avenue and Longmore Street at around 10 p.m. Friday night after receiving reports of a shooting in the area.
The Canadian Press
Published Sunday, July 29, 2012 3:19PM EDT
Last Updated Sunday, July 29, 2012 6:11PM EDT
WINDSOR, Ont. -- Windsor police have identified a homicide victim discovered in a home following a fire Saturday morning.
Fire crews responded to a fire at the single family bungalow just after 5 a.m.
When the blaze was extinguished about half an hour later, a body was found inside a bedroom.
Police say there were clear signs of trauma to the body indicating a homicide had occurred.
Investigators also say there was evidence at the scene that showed the fire was deliberately set.
The victim has been identified as 65-year-old Dale Allen Young, of Windsor, Ont.
The fire marshal, forensic units and arson units are on scene.
Police say the cause of death and suspected motive will not be released at this time.