Members of the Northumberland Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are investigating a fire at a residence in the Township of Cramahe.

On May 5, 2024, at approximately 7:30 a.m., Northumberland OPP, Peterborough Fire Services, and Northumberland Emergency Medical Services (EMS), responded to a residential fire in the Township of Cramahe. As a result, an 85-year-old male from Cramahe was located deceased in the residence.

At this time, the fire is believed to be non-suspicious.

The Northumberland OPP Crime Unit in conjunction with OPP Forensic Identification Services (IDENT), the Office of the Fire Marshall (OFM) and the Office of the Chief Coroner for Ontario are continuing to investigate the incident.

Officers will continue to hold the scene for the ongoing investigation. Updates will be provided when available.

If you had witnessed the fire and wish to speak to victim services, the Peterborough Northumberland Victim Services can be reached at 705-748-0324.

Members of Northumberland OPP are committed to public safety, delivering proactive and innovative policing in partnership with our communities. Officers value your contribution to building safe communities.

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