December 18 - Update: One Person Deceased in Barn Fire


FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                                                     DATE: Decmeber 18, 2017

 
UPDATE: ONE PERSON DECEASED IN BARN FIRE IN LAURENTIAN VALLEY TOWNSHIP
Deceased identified
 
(LAURENTIAN VALLEY TWP, ON) – On October 30, 2017 at 11:42am members of the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a structure fire on Zanders Road in Laurentian Valley Township.  Firefighters from Laurentian Valley Township were already on scene to extinguish the fire which involved a barn on the property.  The body of a deceased adult female was found in the fire scene.  The deceased female has been identified as 77-year-old Marion TURCOTTE of Laurentian Valley Township. 
 
The Ontario Fire Marshall’s Office attended the scene to investigate and the cause of the fire remains under investigation.   OPP’s Forensic Identification Services (FIS) unit is also assisting with the investigation.
 
Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever
                Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                Tel# (613) 732-3332
                Cell # (613) 633-3294